The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson

The Ministry for the Future

Kim Stanley Robinson

fiction science fiction challenging reflective slow-paced

576 pages | first published 2020

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From the visionary New York Times bestselling author of New York 2140 comes a near-future novel that is a gripping exploration of climate change, technology, politics, and the human behaviors that drive these forces.
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Summary of 899 reviews

Moods

hopeful 68%
informative 67%
challenging 64%
reflective 52%
inspiring 48%
dark 25%
sad 22%
emotional 20%
adventurous 17%
tense 14%
mysterious 3%

Pace

slow 54%
medium 38%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 47% | A mix: 41% | N/A: 6% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

No: 36% | It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 27% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 32% | Yes: 32% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 56% | It's complicated: 24% | Yes: 17% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.89

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