fiction fantasy historical science fiction challenging informative slow-paced

927 pages | first published 2003

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Quicksilver is the story of Daniel Waterhouse, fearless thinker and conflicted Puritan, pursuing knowledge in the company of the greatest minds of Baroque-era Europe, in a chaotic world where reason wars with the bloody ambitions of the mighty, an...
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Summary of 1344 reviews

Moods

adventurous 80%
informative 80%
challenging 60%
funny 35%
reflective 35%
inspiring 20%
emotional 15%
mysterious 15%
tense 15%
hopeful 5%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 5%

Pace

slow 65%
medium 35%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 10% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | No: 11% | It's complicated: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 68% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 11%

Average rating

3.84

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