The Book of Lost Tales, Volume 1: Part One by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Book of Lost Tales, Volume 1: Part One

The History of Middle-Earth #1

J.R.R. Tolkien

fiction fantasy adventurous challenging mysterious slow-paced

304 pages | first published 1983

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Summary of 494 reviews

Moods

challenging 83%
informative 50%
reflective 50%
adventurous 33%
emotional 25%
dark 16%
hopeful 16%
inspiring 16%
mysterious 16%
sad 16%

Pace

slow 91%
medium 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 37% | N/A: 37% | Character: 12% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | N/A: 37% | Yes: 12%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | N/A: 25% | No: 12% | Yes: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 42% | N/A: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 50% | N/A: 37% | It's complicated: 12%

Average rating

3.81

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