The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

1258 pages first pub 2010 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous emotional medium-paced

Description

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings, Book One of the Stormlight Archive begins an incredible new saga of epic proportion.Roshar is a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep ac...

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Community Reviews Summary of 20,462 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
emotional 48%
mysterious 43%
tense 40%
dark 32%
inspiring 29%
challenging 28%
hopeful 21%
reflective 17%
sad 11%
funny 10%
informative 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 41%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Character: 25% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 10% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.63

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