The Shadowed Sun by N.K. Jemisin

The Shadowed Sun

Dreamblood #2

N.K. Jemisin

fiction fantasy adventurous medium-paced

492 pages | first published 2012

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Gujaareh, the city of dreams, suffers under the imperial rule of the Kisuati Protectorate. A city where the only law was peace now knows violence and oppression. A mysterious and deadly plague now haunts the citizens of Gujaareh, dooming the infec...
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Summary of 1038 reviews

Moods

adventurous 86%
dark 70%
emotional 51%
mysterious 42%
tense 28%
challenging 26%
hopeful 14%
reflective 14%
sad 13%
inspiring 5%
funny 2%

Pace

medium 80%
slow 12%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 80% | Character: 13% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 42% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 7% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.28

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