Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb

Assassin's Apprentice

The Farseer Trilogy #1

Robin Hobb

fiction fantasy adventurous emotional slow-paced

448 pages | first published 1995

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"Fantasy as it ought to be written . . . Robin Hobb's books are diamonds in a sea of zircons."--George R. R. Martin Young Fitz is the bastard son of the noble Prince Chivalry, raised in the shadow of the royal court by his father's gruff stablema...
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Summary of 12946 reviews

Moods

adventurous 90%
emotional 54%
mysterious 37%
tense 35%
dark 34%
sad 25%
reflective 14%
challenging 13%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 4%
funny 3%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 44%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 38% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 55% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.11

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