fiction fantasy adventurous funny lighthearted medium-paced

272 pages | first published 1987

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Every world has its rules--even a flat onecarried by four elephants riding on a giant turtle. That's why a dying wizard is searching for an eighth son of an eighth son to bestow his wizardly powers upon before meeting Deathin six minutes. Unfortun...
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Summary of 7966 reviews

Moods

funny 94%
adventurous 85%
lighthearted 73%
hopeful 16%
inspiring 14%
relaxing 8%
mysterious 7%
reflective 7%
emotional 4%
challenging 2%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 53%
fast 41%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 36% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 44% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.96

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