City of Lies by Sam Hawke

City of Lies

Poison Wars #1

Sam Hawke

560 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous slow-paced

Description

WINNER of the Ditmar Awards for Best Novel and Best New Talent, the Norma K Hemming Award, and the Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel Poison. Treachery. Ancient spirits. Sieges. The Poison Wars begin now, with City of Lies, a fabulous epic fant...

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Community Reviews Summary of 459 reviews

Moods

adventurous 76%
mysterious 69%
tense 58%
dark 32%
emotional 30%
challenging 19%
reflective 13%
hopeful 8%
informative 4%
sad 4%
funny 2%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 42%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Plot: 41% | Character: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 15% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 10% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 10%

Average rating

3.68

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