The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

449 pages first pub 2014 (editions) user-added

fiction fantasy emotional hopeful medium-paced

Description

A vividly imagined debut fantasy of court intrigue in a steampunk-inflected magical world from Katherine Addison. Unbound Worlds 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, d...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,192 reviews

Moods

hopeful 65%
emotional 55%
reflective 38%
inspiring 25%
adventurous 24%
challenging 23%
mysterious 21%
tense 17%
funny 11%
lighthearted 11%
relaxing 10%
dark 8%
sad 8%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 41%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 57% | A mix: 35% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 7% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.19

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