Moon Witch, Spider King by Marlon James

Moon Witch, Spider King

The Dark Star Trilogy #2

Marlon James

fiction fantasy historical adventurous challenging dark slow-paced

656 pages | first published 2022

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In Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Sogolon the Moon Witch proved a worthy adversary to Tracker as they clashed across a mythical African landscape in search of a mysterious boy who disappeared. In Moon Witch, Spider King, Sogolon takes center stage and g...
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Summary of 128 reviews

Moods

dark 89%
adventurous 80%
challenging 59%
mysterious 43%
tense 39%
emotional 30%
sad 16%
funny 8%
reflective 8%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

slow 58%
medium 40%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 49% | Character: 38% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 69% | Yes: 17% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 6%

Average rating

4.22

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