fiction horror science fiction challenging reflective slow-paced

341 pages | first published 2014

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After thirty years, the only human engagement with Area X--a seemingly malevolent landscape surrounded by an invisible border and mysteriously wiped clean of all signs of civilization--has been a series of expeditions overseen by a government agen...
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Summary of 6720 reviews

Moods

mysterious 89%
dark 69%
tense 61%
challenging 41%
adventurous 25%
reflective 24%
emotional 7%
sad 4%
funny 2%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 64%
medium 31%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 43% | Character: 39% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 21%

Loveable characters?

No: 45% | It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 62% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.51

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