The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

The Luminous Dead

Caitlin Starling

fiction horror lgbtqia+ science fiction thriller dark mysterious tense slow-paced

352 pages | first published 2019

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A thrilling, atmospheric debut with the intensive drive of The Martian and Gravity and the creeping dread of Annihilation, in which a caver on a foreign planet finds herself on a terrifying psychological and emotional journey for survival.When Gyr...

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Moods

dark 91%
tense 78%
mysterious 66%
adventurous 55%
emotional 41%
challenging 16%
sad 13%
reflective 3%
hopeful 1%
informative 0%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 32%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 41% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 52% | Yes: 29% | No: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 67% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 98% | It's complicated: 2%

Average rating

3.87