Makers by Cory Doctorow

Makers

Cory Doctorow

416 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction science fiction adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced
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Description

Perry and Lester invent things—seashell robots that make toast, Boogie Woogie Elmo dolls that drive cars. They also invent entirely new economic systems, like the “New Work,” a New Deal for the technological era. Barefoot bankers cross the nation,...

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Community Reviews Summary of 618 reviews

Moods

reflective 71%
adventurous 57%
inspiring 57%
challenging 42%
funny 28%
hopeful 28%
informative 28%
tense 28%
emotional 14%
lighthearted 14%
sad 14%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 42%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 33% | Character: 33% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 42% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Average rating

3.56

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