Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Piranesi

Susanna Clarke

fiction fantasy literary adventurous challenging mysterious medium-paced

245 pages | first published 2020

Description

Piranesi lives in the House. Perhaps he always has. In his notebooks, day after day, he makes a clear and careful record of its wonders: the labyrinth of halls, the thousands upon thousands of statues, the tides that thunder up staircases, the ...
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Moods

mysterious 92%
reflective 52%
adventurous 50%
dark 29%
challenging 25%
emotional 23%
hopeful 18%
tense 16%
sad 13%
inspiring 11%
relaxing 6%
funny 4%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 21%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 51% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 52% | Yes: 19% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 28% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.35