The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd

The Cartographers

Peng Shepherd

fiction literary magical realism thriller adventurous mysterious medium-paced

400 pages | first published 2022

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A highly imaginative thriller about a young woman who discovers that a strange map in her deceased father’s belongings holds an incredible, deadly secret—one that will lead her on an extraordinary adventure and to the truth about her family’s dark...
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Summary of 4244 reviews

Moods

mysterious 91%
adventurous 84%
emotional 33%
tense 27%
dark 13%
informative 11%
reflective 9%
hopeful 8%
sad 7%
challenging 6%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 3%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 17%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Plot: 40% | Character: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 48% | No: 32% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 53% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.74

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