Clockwork Boys by T. Kingfisher

Clockwork Boys

Clocktaur War #1

T. Kingfisher

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous funny lighthearted fast-paced

228 pages | first published 2017

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A paladin, an assassin, a forger, and a scholar ride out of town. It's not the start of a joke, but rather an espionage mission with deadly serious stakes. T. Kingfisher's new novel begins the tale of a murderous band of criminals (and a scholar),...
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Summary of 1196 reviews

Moods

adventurous 97%
funny 78%
lighthearted 47%
mysterious 24%
dark 15%
emotional 14%
tense 9%
hopeful 6%
challenging 2%
inspiring 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

fast 47%
medium 46%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Plot: 26% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 16%

Average rating

4.12

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