The King of Infinite Space by Lyndsay Faye

The King of Infinite Space

Lyndsay Faye

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ hopeful reflective sad fast-paced

432 pages | first published 2021

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In this lush, magical, queer, and feminist take on Hamlet in modern-day New York City, a neuro-atypical physicist, along with his best friend Horatio and artist ex-fiancé Lia, are caught up in the otherworldly events surrounding the death of his f...
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Summary of 152 reviews

Moods

emotional 78%
sad 55%
dark 48%
mysterious 46%
reflective 28%
challenging 23%
tense 23%
funny 20%
hopeful 15%
adventurous 11%
informative 3%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 22%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Character: 40% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

Average rating

4.15

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