A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine

A Desolation Called Peace

Teixcalaan #2

Arkady Martine

fiction science fiction adventurous slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2021

Description

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, n...
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Moods

adventurous 84%
tense 50%
challenging 42%
emotional 41%
mysterious 36%
reflective 32%
hopeful 20%
dark 16%
funny 10%
inspiring 7%
sad 5%
informative 1%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 27%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 67% | Plot: 18% | Character: 13% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 5% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 19% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.49