The Mountain in the Sea by Ray Nayler

The Mountain in the Sea

Ray Nayler

464 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction science fiction thriller challenging mysterious reflective medium-paced
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'A first-rate speculative thriller, by turns fascinating, brutal, powerful, and redemptive'To the locals, they're monsters. To the corporate owners of the island, an opportunity. To the team of three sent to study them, a revelation. When pioneeri...

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Community Reviews Summary of 3,086 reviews

Moods

reflective 66%
mysterious 59%
challenging 44%
adventurous 43%
informative 38%
dark 33%
tense 30%
emotional 25%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 16%
sad 13%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 28%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 25% | Character: 17% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 17%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.98

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