fiction science fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced

288 pages | first published 1970

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The artefact is a circular ribbon of matter six hundred million miles long and ninety million miles in radius. Pierson's puppeteers, the aliens who discovered it, are understandably wary of encountering the builders of such an immense structure an...
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Summary of 2512 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
mysterious 28%
funny 21%
challenging 19%
lighthearted 17%
informative 15%
inspiring 10%
reflective 10%
tense 10%
hopeful 8%
sad 3%
emotional 1%

Pace

medium 48%
slow 28%
fast 23%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 52% | A mix: 45% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 18%

Loveable characters?

No: 53% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 57% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 18%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 21%

Average rating

3.55

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