The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang

The Poppy War

The Poppy War #1

R.F. Kuang

fiction fantasy historical adventurous dark slow-paced

530 pages | first published 2018

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She is a peasant.She is a student.She is a soldier.She is a goddess.When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to study at the academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war...
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Summary of 25265 reviews

Moods

dark 94%
adventurous 75%
tense 66%
emotional 48%
challenging 41%
sad 36%
mysterious 17%
reflective 10%
informative 4%
funny 3%
inspiring 2%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 23%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 71% | Plot: 16% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 53% | Yes: 33% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.27

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