The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson

The Traitor Baru Cormorant

The Masquerade #1

Seth Dickinson

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ science fiction challenging dark emotional slow-paced

400 pages | first published 2015

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The Traitor Baru Cormorant is the critically-acclaimed debut novel from Seth Dickinson, one of the rising new stars in fantasy. Tomorrow, on the beach, Baru Cormorant will look up and see red sails on the horizon. The Empire of Masks is coming, ar...
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Moods

dark 89%
challenging 63%
tense 59%
adventurous 46%
emotional 46%
sad 40%
mysterious 25%
reflective 14%
informative 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 49%
slow 43%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 23% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | Yes: 25% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.11