The Black God's Drums by P. Djèlí Clark

The Black God's Drums

P. Djèlí Clark

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous dark fast-paced

112 pages | first published 2018

Description

Creeper, a scrappy young teen, is done living on the streets of New Orleans. Instead, she wants to soar, and her sights are set on securing passage aboard the smuggler airship Midnight Robber. Her ticket: earning Captain Ann-Marie’s trust using a ...
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Moods

adventurous 97%
mysterious 38%
dark 29%
tense 19%
hopeful 16%
funny 14%
emotional 11%
inspiring 10%
challenging 9%
lighthearted 6%
reflective 3%
informative 2%
sad 0%

Pace

fast 84%
medium 14%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Plot: 36% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 1% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 39% | No: 37% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.07