The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

The Fifth Season

The Broken Earth #1

N.K. Jemisin

fiction fantasy 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. ....
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Moods

dark 79%
adventurous 75%
mysterious 55%
emotional 50%
challenging 47%
tense 46%
sad 22%
reflective 19%
inspiring 4%
hopeful 3%
funny 2%
informative 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 72%
slow 16%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 63% | Character: 30% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 44% | No: 7% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.47