The Summer Tree by Guy Gavriel Kay

383 pages first pub 1984 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious slow-paced

Description

The first volume in Guy Gavriel Kay’s stunning fantasy masterwork.Five men and women find themselves flung into the magical land of Fionavar, First of all Worlds. They have been called there by the mage Loren Silvercloak, and quickly find themselv...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,402 reviews

Moods

adventurous 93%
dark 48%
emotional 41%
mysterious 34%
tense 20%
challenging 13%
reflective 10%
funny 6%
inspiring 6%
sad 6%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 31%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Plot: 42% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 13% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 21% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 40% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 52% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 14%

Average rating

3.79

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