The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

The Fifth Season

The Broken Earth #1

N.K. Jemisin

498 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

Description

At the end of the world, a woman must hide her secret power and find her kidnapped daughter.This is the way the world ends. . .for the last time.It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blo...

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Community Reviews Summary of 47,163 reviews

Moods

adventurous 78%
dark 78%
mysterious 58%
emotional 51%
tense 49%
challenging 42%
sad 27%
reflective 16%
inspiring 4%
funny 3%
hopeful 3%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 71%
slow 16%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 64% | Character: 26% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 38% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

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