Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng

Under the Pendulum Sun

Jeannette Ng

fiction fantasy historical adventurous dark mysterious slow-paced

409 pages | first published 2017

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WINNER OF THE BRITISH FANTASY AWARD FOR BEST NEWCOMERWINNER OF THE JOHN W CAMPBELL AWARDCatherine Helstone's brother, Laon, has disappeared in Arcadia, legendary land of the magical fae. Desperate for news of him, she makes the perilous journey, b...

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Moods

mysterious 92%
dark 88%
challenging 44%
tense 40%
adventurous 28%
reflective 24%
emotional 12%
sad 8%

Pace

slow 53%
medium 46%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 87% | A mix: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

No: 45% | It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 59% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 9% | Yes: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 4%

Average rating

3.66