Queen Victoria's Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy by Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling

Queen Victoria's Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy

Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling

fiction fantasy short stories adventurous slow-paced

352 pages | first published 2013

Description

“Gaslamp Fantasy,” or historical fantasy set in a magical version of the nineteenth century, has long been popular with readers and writers alike. A number of wonderful fantasy novels, including Stardust by Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Strange and Mr Nor...
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Moods

mysterious 100%
dark 75%
adventurous 50%
hopeful 25%
lighthearted 25%
reflective 25%
tense 25%

Pace

slow 75%
medium 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 66% | N/A: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 66% | N/A: 33%

Average rating

3.21