Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Piranesi

Susanna Clarke

246 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction fantasy literary adventurous mysterious reflective medium-paced

Description

Piranesi's house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls are lined with thousands upon thousands of statues, each one different from all the others. Within the labyrinth of halls an ocean is imprisoned; wa...

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Moods

mysterious 91%
adventurous 53%
reflective 53%
dark 27%
emotional 24%
challenging 21%
hopeful 18%
tense 15%
sad 13%
inspiring 12%
relaxing 6%
funny 4%
lighthearted 3%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 22%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 49% | A mix: 40% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 52% | Yes: 19% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 34% | No: 31% | Yes: 31% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.33

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