Fool's Errand by Robin Hobb

Fool's Errand

The Tawny Man #1

Robin Hobb

661 pages first pub 2001 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous emotional sad slow-paced

Description

Fifteen years have passed since the end of the Red Ship War with the terrifying Outislanders. Since then, Fitz has wandered the world accompanied only by his wolf and Wit-partner, Nighteyes, finally settling in a tiny cottage as remote from Buckke...

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Community Reviews Summary of 6,493 reviews

Moods

adventurous 94%
emotional 82%
sad 52%
tense 32%
dark 31%
mysterious 28%
reflective 28%
challenging 19%
hopeful 10%
funny 8%
inspiring 7%
relaxing 2%

Pace

slow 54%
medium 41%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 40% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 46% | No: 31% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 6%

Average rating

4.41

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