The Martian by Andy Weir

The Martian

The Martian #1

Andy Weir

fiction science fiction adventurous funny tense fast-paced

369 pages | first published 2012

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Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark fin...
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Summary of 48376 reviews

Moods

adventurous 92%
funny 77%
tense 56%
hopeful 40%
inspiring 36%
informative 32%
emotional 23%
challenging 19%
lighthearted 16%
reflective 6%
dark 4%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 1%
sad 1%

Pace

medium 47%
fast 45%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 42% | A mix: 37% | Character: 19%

Strong character development?

No: 45% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 46% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 71% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.33

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