fiction fantasy adventurous dark slow-paced

666 pages | first published 1999

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The Malazan Empire simmers with discontent, bled dry by interminable warfare, bitter infighting and bloody confrontations with the formidable Anomander Rake and his Tiste Andii, ancient and implacable sorcerers. Even the imperial legions, long inu...
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Moods

adventurous 86%
dark 77%
challenging 72%
mysterious 64%
tense 45%
emotional 20%
reflective 18%
funny 6%
sad 6%
inspiring 5%
hopeful 2%
informative 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 44%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Plot: 34% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 46% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 19% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.78