The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

The Empress of Salt and Fortune

The Singing Hills Cycle #1

Nghi Vo

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112 pages | first published 2020

Description

With the heart of an Atwood tale and the visuals of a classic Asian period drama The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a tightly and lushly written narrative about empire, storytelling, and the anger of women. A young royal from the far north is sent...
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Moods

reflective 59%
mysterious 50%
emotional 47%
adventurous 44%
challenging 18%
sad 18%
dark 16%
hopeful 16%
inspiring 15%
relaxing 6%
tense 6%
lighthearted 4%
funny 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 28%
slow 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 45% | A mix: 37% | Plot: 16% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 18% | N/A: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 41% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 7%

Average rating

4.11