The Route of Ice and Salt by José Luis Zárate

The Route of Ice and Salt

José Luis Zárate with David Bowles (Translator)

fiction fantasy horror dark slow-paced

196 pages | first published 1998

Description

A reimagining of Dracula's voyage to England, filled with Gothic imagery and queer desire.It's an ordinary assignment, nothing more. The cargo? Fifty boxes filled with Transylvanian soil. The route? From Varna to Whitby. The Demeter has made many ...
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Moods

dark 95%
tense 69%
mysterious 59%
challenging 35%
sad 26%
emotional 21%
reflective 21%
adventurous 14%
funny 2%

Pace

slow 39%
fast 36%
medium 24%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 42% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 41% | Yes: 5% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 51% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 22%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 5% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.89