Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn

Across the Nightingale Floor

Tales of the Otori #1

Lian Hearn

320 pages first pub 2002 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical romance young adult adventurous emotional medium-paced
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An international bestseller, Across the Nightingale Floor is the first book in the Tales of the Otori series by Lian Hearn. Don't miss the related series, The Tale of Shikanoko.In his black-walled fortress at Inuyama, the warlord Iida Sadamu surve...

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Moods

adventurous 92%
emotional 48%
mysterious 41%
tense 41%
dark 36%
sad 29%
reflective 12%
hopeful 8%
inspiring 8%
challenging 6%
relaxing 4%
informative 2%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 49%
fast 31%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 43% | Character: 30% | Plot: 26%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 42% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 37% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 3%

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3.84

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