A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

A Deadly Education

The Scholomance #1

Naomi Novik

320 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

Description

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - From the author of Uprooted and Spinning Silver comes the story of an unwilling dark sorceress who is destined to rewrite the rules of magic. "The dark school of magic I've been waiting for." Katherine Arden, author of ...

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Moods

adventurous 86%
dark 76%
mysterious 50%
tense 39%
funny 38%
emotional 13%
challenging 12%
hopeful 6%
lighthearted 5%
reflective 3%
inspiring 2%
sad 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 31%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 29% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

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