A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine

A Memory Called Empire

Teixcalaan #1

Arkady Martine

fiction lgbtqia+ science fiction adventurous challenging mysterious medium-paced

462 pages | first published 2019

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Ambassador Mahit Dzmare arrives in the center of the multi-system Teixcalaanli Empire only to discover that her predecessor, the previous ambassador from their small but fiercely independent mining Station, has died. But no one will admit that his...
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Moods

adventurous 75%
mysterious 58%
tense 46%
challenging 41%
reflective 31%
emotional 29%
dark 14%
funny 11%
hopeful 7%
inspiring 5%
informative 4%
sad 4%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 25%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Plot: 23% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 1%

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4.25

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