Beren and Lúthien by J.R.R. Tolkien

Beren and Lúthien

Middle-earth Universe

J.R.R. Tolkien with Alan Lee (Illustrator)

fiction classics fantasy adventurous mysterious slow-paced

288 pages | first published 2017

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New York Times Bestseller "A good introduction to LOTR fans nervous about taking on The Silmarillion, and also gives longtime fans a fascinating look at the Tolkiens' myth-making process."--EntertainmentWeekly.com "A beautiful book."--San Antoni...
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Moods

adventurous 87%
emotional 61%
sad 38%
inspiring 35%
challenging 29%
dark 22%
hopeful 22%
informative 22%
reflective 12%
lighthearted 9%
mysterious 9%
tense 9%
funny 3%
relaxing 3%

Pace

slow 64%
medium 32%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 41% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | N/A: 16% | Yes: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | N/A: 8% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 41% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 58% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 8%

Average rating

3.95