The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard

The House of Shattered Wings

Dominion of the Fallen #1

Aliette de Bodard

fiction fantasy mystery adventurous mysterious slow-paced

402 pages | first published 2015

Description

Multi-award-winning author Aliette de Bodard brings her story of the War in Heaven to Paris, igniting the City of Light in a fantasy of divine power and deep conspiracy.In the late twentieth century, the streets of Paris are lined with haunted rui...
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Moods

mysterious 84%
dark 78%
adventurous 42%
challenging 31%
tense 31%
emotional 21%
funny 10%
reflective 10%
lighthearted 5%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 42%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 44% | Character: 44% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 53% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 20%

Loveable characters?

No: 43% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 13%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 6%

Average rating

3.49