Three Moments of an Explosion by China Miéville

Three Moments of an Explosion

China Miéville

382 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction short stories adventurous dark medium-paced

Description

China Mieville is best known for his compelling cross-genre novels such as The City & The City and Perdido Street Station. He's also a renowned for his short stories which have appeared in The Guardian and Granta. In this new collection, China...

Read more

Community Reviews Summary of 642 reviews

Moods

mysterious 92%
dark 84%
challenging 64%
tense 56%
adventurous 40%
reflective 36%
emotional 28%
funny 16%
sad 16%
informative 4%
inspiring 4%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 26%
fast 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 28% | N/A: 9% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

N/A: 36% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 22% | Yes: 13%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | N/A: 22% | No: 13% | Yes: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 13% | No: 13%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 40% | N/A: 31% | Yes: 18% | No: 9%

Average rating

3.67

See all reviews...

Content Warnings

Submitted by users as part of their reviews

Expand filter menu View summary

See all...