The City & the City by China Miéville

The City & the City

China Miéville

fiction crime science fiction adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

312 pages | first published 2009

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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE SEATTLE TIMES, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY When a murdered woman is found in the city of Beszel, somewhere at the edge of Europe, it looks to be a routine case for Inspector Tyador Bo...
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Moods

mysterious 93%
adventurous 53%
dark 47%
tense 46%
challenging 45%
reflective 20%
sad 3%
funny 2%
informative 2%
emotional 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 19%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 80% | A mix: 17% | Character: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 24% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

No: 38% | It's complicated: 36% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 54% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 70% | It's complicated: 13% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 1%

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3.91

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