Clockwork Boys by T. Kingfisher

Clockwork Boys

Clocktaur War #1

T. Kingfisher

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous funny lighthearted fast-paced

230 pages | first published 2017

Description

A paladin, an assassin, a forger, and a scholar ride out of town. It’s not the start of a joke, but rather an espionage mission with deadly serious stakes. T. Kingfisher’s new novel begins the tale of a murderous band of criminals (and a scholar),...
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Moods

adventurous 91%
funny 82%
lighthearted 43%
emotional 22%
dark 20%
mysterious 18%
tense 12%
hopeful 6%
challenging 5%
inspiring 5%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 47%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Plot: 35% | Character: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 55% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 12%

Average rating

4.18