The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Anonymous with Andrew R. George (Translator)

fiction classics poetry adventurous fast-paced

288 pages | first published -1800

Description

Originally the work of an anonymous Babylonian poet who lived more than 3,700 years ago, The Epic of Gilgamesh tells of the heroic exploits of the ruler of the walled city of Uruk. Not content with the immortality conveyed by the renown of his gre...
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Moods

adventurous 83%
challenging 41%
informative 25%
reflective 16%
dark 12%
emotional 12%
sad 12%
funny 8%
hopeful 4%
inspiring 4%
mysterious 4%

Pace

fast 47%
medium 39%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 46% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 23%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 15% | N/A: 7%

Loveable characters?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 7% | No: 7%

Average rating

3.47