The Golden Fool by Robin Hobb

The Golden Fool

The Tawny Man #2

Robin Hobb

712 pages first pub 2002 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous emotional slow-paced

Description

Fitz has succeeded in rescuing Prince Dutiful from the clutches of the Piebald rebels. But once again the cost of protecting the Farseer line has been dear: Nighteyes is dead. A grieving and reluctant Fitz is assigned to protect Dutiful and, at th...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,766 reviews

Moods

emotional 79%
adventurous 78%
mysterious 37%
reflective 30%
tense 30%
sad 29%
dark 27%
challenging 20%
hopeful 11%
funny 7%
inspiring 7%
relaxing 3%
informative 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

slow 63%
medium 32%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 59% | A mix: 36% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 59% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.36

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