The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

The Fifth Season

The Broken Earth #1

N.K. Jemisin

fiction dystopian fantasy lgbtqia+ science fiction challenging dark mysterious medium-paced

468 pages | first published 2015

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At the end of the world, a woman must hide her secret power and find her kidnapped daughter.This is the way the world ends. . .for the last time.It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blo...
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Summary of 27176 reviews

Moods

dark 79%
adventurous 76%
mysterious 58%
emotional 49%
tense 46%
challenging 45%
sad 25%
reflective 17%
funny 3%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 3%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 71%
slow 16%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Character: 28% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 40% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.43

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