Eldest by Christopher Paolini

681 pages first pub 2005 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous medium-paced

Description

New magic and new threats take flight in the second book of the Inheritance Cycle, perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings This New York Times bestselling series has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation. Darkness fal...

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Moods

adventurous 99%
emotional 38%
tense 34%
mysterious 27%
dark 19%
challenging 17%
hopeful 17%
inspiring 16%
reflective 11%
sad 8%
funny 6%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 32%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Plot: 22% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 59% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.82

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