Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Elantris

Elantris #1

Brandon Sanderson with Ute Brammertz (Translator), Karen Gerwig (Translator)

fiction fantasy adventurous slow-paced

912 pages | first published 2005

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Elantris was the capital of Arelon: gigantic, beautiful, literally radiant, filled with benevolent beings who used their powerful magical abilities for the benefit of all. Yet each of these demigods was once an ordinary person until touched by the...
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Moods

adventurous 87%
mysterious 59%
hopeful 33%
tense 30%
dark 26%
emotional 24%
inspiring 16%
challenging 11%
funny 11%
reflective 10%
lighthearted 5%
sad 4%
informative 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 34%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Character: 18% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 53% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 43% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.16

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