The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

The Fifth Season

The Broken Earth #1

N.K. Jemisin

fiction fantasy science fiction challenging dark mysterious medium-paced

512 pages | first published 2015

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At the end of the world, a woman must hide her secret power and find her kidnapped daughter in this "intricate and extraordinary" Hugo Award winning novel of power, oppression, and revolution. (The New York Times)This is the way the world ends...f...
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Moods

dark 79%
adventurous 76%
mysterious 58%
emotional 49%
tense 46%
challenging 45%
sad 24%
reflective 18%
inspiring 4%
funny 3%
hopeful 3%

Pace

medium 71%
slow 17%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 63% | Character: 28% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 41% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.43

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