Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

208 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction horror science fiction dark mysterious tense medium-paced
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Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization, and the government is involved in sending secret missions to explore Area X. The first expedition returned with repor...

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Moods

mysterious 89%
dark 74%
tense 65%
adventurous 56%
challenging 33%
reflective 27%
emotional 12%
sad 7%
informative 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 51%
fast 28%
slow 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Character: 29% | Plot: 22%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 44% | Yes: 29% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

No: 45% | It's complicated: 39% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 17% | N/A: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.8

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