Transition by Iain Banks
Transition

Iain Banks

Transition

Iain Banks

404 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction science fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced
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There is a world that hangs suspended between triumph and catastrophe, between the dismantling of the Wall and the fall of the Twin Towers, frozen in the shadow of suicide terrorism and global financial collapse. Such a world requires a firm hand ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 670 reviews

Moods

adventurous 74%
mysterious 66%
challenging 51%
dark 44%
tense 40%
reflective 29%
funny 11%
emotional 3%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 28%
fast 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 63% | Plot: 27% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 35% | Yes: 35% | No: 30%

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 21%

Average rating

3.67

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