A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine

A Memory Called Empire

Teixcalaan #1

Arkady Martine

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced

462 pages | first published 2019

Description

Ambassador Mahit Dzmare arrives in the center of the multi-system Teixcalaanli Empire only to discover that her predecessor, the previous ambassador from their small but fiercely independent mining Station, has died. But no one will admit that his...
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Moods

adventurous 73%
mysterious 60%
challenging 45%
tense 45%
reflective 33%
emotional 28%
dark 14%
funny 13%
hopeful 7%
inspiring 5%
informative 4%
sad 4%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 30%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Plot: 22% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 6% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 4% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 21% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.3