Clockwork Boys by T. Kingfisher

Clockwork Boys

Clocktaur War #1

T. Kingfisher

208 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ science fiction adventurous funny lighthearted fast-paced

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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Community Reviews Summary of 1,513 reviews

Moods

adventurous 97%
funny 80%
lighthearted 45%
mysterious 24%
dark 15%
emotional 13%
tense 9%
hopeful 7%
challenging 2%
inspiring 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

fast 49%
medium 45%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Plot: 24% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 15%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 16% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 15%

Average rating

4.13

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