fiction fantasy young adult lighthearted fast-paced

298 pages | first published 1990

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In which a humble young carpet merchant wins, then loses, the princess of his dreamsFar to the south of the land of Ingary, in the Sultanates of Rashpuht, there lived in the city of Zanzib a young and not very prosperous carpet dealer named Abdull...
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Moods

adventurous 95%
lighthearted 79%
funny 61%
mysterious 17%
hopeful 14%
relaxing 12%
emotional 6%
inspiring 5%
challenging 2%
reflective 0%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 42%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 50% | A mix: 38% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

No: 45% | Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 43% | Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.73