A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

835 pages first pub 1996 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous dark tense medium-paced

Description

Long ago, in a time forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons out of balance. In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell,...

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Moods

adventurous 91%
dark 77%
tense 63%
mysterious 33%
emotional 32%
challenging 30%
sad 17%
funny 8%
reflective 5%
hopeful 2%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 36%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Plot: 18% | Character: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | Yes: 44% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 55% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

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