fiction fantasy informative reflective slow-paced

480 pages | first published 2021

Description

From city streets where secrets are bartered for gold to forests teeming with fabled beasts, a sweeping epic of forgotten magic and violent conquests unfolds in this richly drawn fantasy inspired by the pre-colonial empires of West Africa. IN ...
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summary of 133 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

adventurous 91%
dark 55%
tense 42%
mysterious 39%
challenging 29%
emotional 26%
reflective 25%
hopeful 11%
inspiring 11%
informative 8%
sad 7%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 40%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Character: 25% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | Yes: 34% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.85