Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

Leviathan Wakes

The Expanse #1

James S.A. Corey

576 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

fiction science fiction adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

Description

 Humanity has colonised the solar system - Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond - but the stars are still out of our reach. Jim Holden is an officer on an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. W...

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Moods

adventurous 96%
mysterious 60%
tense 54%
dark 50%
emotional 20%
funny 17%
challenging 14%
reflective 8%
sad 6%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 5%
informative 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 34%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 36% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 18%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 79% | No: 10% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

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