Empire of Ivory by Naomi Novik

Empire of Ivory

Temeraire #4

Naomi Novik

fiction fantasy historical adventurous slow-paced

404 pages | first published 2007

Description

Tragedy has struck His Majesty’s Aerial Corps, whose magnificent fleet of fighting dragons and their human captains valiantly defend England’s shores against the encroaching armies of Napoleon Bonaparte. An epidemic of unknown origin and no known ...
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Moods

adventurous 100%
emotional 28%
tense 28%
sad 15%
challenging 10%
dark 10%
funny 7%
hopeful 7%
reflective 7%
inspiring 5%
informative 2%
lighthearted 2%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 22%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 40% | A mix: 36% | Character: 22%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | No: 32% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.91