fiction fantasy challenging tense medium-paced

448 pages | first published 2014

Description

A vividly imagined fantasy of court intrigue and dark magics in a steampunk-inflected world, by a brilliant young talent The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant from the Imperial Court and the dead...
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summary of 3212 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

hopeful 62%
emotional 54%
reflective 38%
challenging 27%
inspiring 25%
adventurous 24%
mysterious 20%
tense 20%
lighthearted 12%
funny 11%
relaxing 11%
dark 7%
sad 7%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 41%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 41% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | No: 5% | It's complicated: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 34% | N/A: 6% | No: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.2