The Burning God by R.F. Kuang

The Burning God

The Poppy War #3

R.F. Kuang

640 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical adventurous dark emotional medium-paced

Description

The exciting end to The Poppy War trilogy, R. F. Kuang’s acclaimed, award-winning epic fantasy that combines the history of twentieth-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters, to devastating, enthralling effect. After saving her...

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Community Reviews Summary of 10,847 reviews

Moods

dark 96%
emotional 68%
adventurous 67%
tense 67%
sad 53%
challenging 46%
reflective 14%
mysterious 6%
funny 2%
hopeful 2%
informative 2%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 23%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 72% | Plot: 14% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 58% | Yes: 30% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.44

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