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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Moods

dark 90%
challenging 65%
tense 60%
emotional 46%
adventurous 43%
sad 42%
mysterious 25%
reflective 14%
informative 2%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 49%
slow 44%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 24% | Plot: 21%

Strong character development?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 26% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.11