Grass by Sheri S. Tepper

512 pages first pub 1989 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous challenging mysterious slow-paced

Description

What could be more innocuous than grass? Or more idyllic than a world covered with a wind-whipped ocean of verdant plains? But the planet Grass conceals horrifying secrets within its endless pastures. And as an incurable plague attacks all inhabit...

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Community Reviews Summary of 819 reviews

Moods

adventurous 84%
mysterious 71%
reflective 36%
dark 34%
challenging 26%
emotional 21%
tense 21%
hopeful 7%
inspiring 5%
informative 2%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 39%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 64% | Plot: 26% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 39% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 27% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 42% | No: 39% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 44% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 26%

Average rating

3.9

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