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 95%
adventurous 53%
dark 50%
challenging 41%
tense 38%
reflective 21%
funny 3%
informative 3%
sad 3%
emotional 2%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 22%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 70% | A mix: 29%

Strong character development?

No: 43% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

No: 45% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 22% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 59% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.92