The Dragon Republic by R.F. Kuang

The Dragon Republic

The Poppy War #2

R.F. Kuang

fiction fantasy historical adventurous dark medium-paced

663 pages | first published 2019

Description

The searing follow-up to 2018’s most celebrated fantasy debut – THE POPPY WAR.In the aftermath of the Third Poppy War, shaman and warrior Rin is on the run: haunted by the atrocity she committed to end the war, addicted to opium, and hiding from t...

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Moods

dark 95%
adventurous 78%
tense 67%
emotional 52%
challenging 46%
sad 34%
mysterious 9%
reflective 9%
funny 5%
informative 3%
inspiring 3%
hopeful 2%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 23%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 69% | Plot: 17% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 4% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 54% | Yes: 36% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 1% | No: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.5