Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James

Black Leopard, Red Wolf

The Dark Star Trilogy #1

Marlon James

fiction fantasy adventurous dark slow-paced

640 pages | first published 2019

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In the stunning first novel in Marlon James's Dark Star trilogy, myth, fantasy, and history come together to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child.Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter: "He has a...

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Moods

dark 94%
challenging 78%
adventurous 73%
mysterious 54%
tense 50%
emotional 29%
sad 21%
funny 11%
reflective 8%
informative 2%
inspiring 2%
hopeful 1%

Pace

slow 63%
medium 29%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Character: 25% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | No: 36% | Yes: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.49