Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Piranesi

Susanna Clarke

fiction fantasy literary adventurous challenging mysterious medium-paced

272 pages | first published 2020

Description

New York Times Bestseller From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic new novel set in a dreamlike alternative reality. Piranesi's house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinit...
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Moods

mysterious 92%
reflective 52%
adventurous 50%
dark 30%
challenging 26%
emotional 23%
hopeful 18%
tense 16%
sad 13%
inspiring 11%
relaxing 6%
funny 4%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 21%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 51% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 19% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 27% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.35