Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore #1

Robin Sloan

fiction fantasy mystery lighthearted mysterious medium-paced

288 pages | first published 2012

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A gleeful and exhilarating tale of global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, high-tech data visualization, young love, rollicking adventure, and the secret to eternal life—mostly set in a hole-in-the-wall San Francisco bookstoreThe Great Recession...
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Summary of 17098 reviews

Moods

mysterious 78%
adventurous 71%
lighthearted 59%
funny 36%
hopeful 22%
inspiring 14%
reflective 11%
informative 8%
relaxing 5%
challenging 2%
emotional 2%
tense 2%
dark 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 29%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 57% | A mix: 35% | Character: 6%

Strong character development?

No: 47% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 69% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 74% | It's complicated: 11% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.73

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