The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Lathe of Heaven

Ursula K. Le Guin with Susan O'Malley

fiction dystopian fantasy science fiction speculative fiction reflective medium-paced

missing duration info | first published 1971

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A classic science fiction novel by Ursula K. Le Guin, one of the greatest writers of the genre, set in a future world where one man's dreams control the fate of humanity. In a future world racked by violence and environmental catastrophes, George ...
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Moods

reflective 72%
dark 50%
mysterious 43%
challenging 41%
tense 34%
adventurous 29%
emotional 26%
sad 15%
hopeful 11%
inspiring 7%
funny 5%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 32%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Character: 33% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 32% | No: 22% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 56% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

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4.09

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