A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine

A Desolation Called Peace

Teixcalaan #2

Arkady Martine

fiction lgbtqia+ science fiction adventurous slow-paced

496 pages | first published 2021

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A Desolation Called Peace is the spectacular space opera sequel to Arkady Martine's genre-reinventing, Hugo Award-winning debut, A Memory Called Empire. An alien armada lurks on the edges of Teixcalaanli space. No one can communicate with it, no...
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Summary of 1570 reviews

Moods

adventurous 85%
tense 51%
emotional 42%
challenging 39%
mysterious 38%
reflective 32%
hopeful 20%
dark 17%
funny 10%
inspiring 8%
sad 4%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 23%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 70% | Plot: 16% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 18%

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4.45

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