A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

A Darker Shade of Magic

Shades of Magic #1

V.E. Schwab

398 pages first pub 2015 (editions) user-added

fiction fantasy adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

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A Darker Shade of Magic, from #1 New York Times bestselling author V.E. SchwabKell is one of the last Antari--magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Kell was raise...

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Moods

adventurous 97%
mysterious 56%
dark 55%
tense 35%
funny 17%
emotional 15%
challenging 9%
hopeful 4%
lighthearted 4%
inspiring 3%
sad 2%
reflective 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 34%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Plot: 38% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 43% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 49% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.09

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