Among Others by Jo Walton

Among Others

Jo Walton

fiction fantasy science fiction young adult adventurous mysterious slow-paced

304 pages | first published 2011

Description

Startling, unusual, and yet irresistably readable, Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first encounters with the great novels of modern fantasy and science f...
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Moods

reflective 62%
mysterious 51%
emotional 48%
adventurous 40%
dark 28%
sad 25%
hopeful 17%
inspiring 14%
informative 8%
tense 8%
challenging 5%
funny 5%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 2%

Pace

slow 72%
medium 21%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 89% | A mix: 5% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 65% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 61% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.83