The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson

The Traitor Baru Cormorant

The Masquerade #1

Seth Dickinson

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ science fiction challenging dark emotional slow-paced

399 pages | first published 2015

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Tomorrow, on the beach, Baru Cormorant will look up from the sand of her home and see red sails on the horizon. The Empire of Masks is coming, armed with coin and ink, doctrine and compass, soap and lies. They'll conquer Baru’s island, rewrite ...
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Summary of 2371 reviews

Moods

dark 88%
challenging 64%
tense 61%
emotional 46%
adventurous 45%
sad 38%
mysterious 24%
reflective 16%
informative 2%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 42%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 23% | Plot: 19%

Strong character development?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 27% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 2%

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4.12

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