The King of Infinite Space by Lyndsay Faye

The King of Infinite Space

Lyndsay Faye

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ hopeful reflective sad fast-paced

384 pages | first published 2021

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In this lush, magical, queer, and feminist take on Hamlet in modern-day New York City, a neuro-atypical physicist, along with his best friend Horatio and artist ex-fiancé Lia, are caught up in the otherworldly events surrounding the death of his f...
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Summary of 121 reviews

Moods

emotional 73%
sad 59%
dark 46%
mysterious 46%
reflective 28%
challenging 23%
tense 21%
funny 19%
hopeful 13%
adventurous 9%
informative 3%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 20%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Character: 36% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 8%

Average rating

4.09

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