The Burning God by R.F. Kuang

The Burning God

The Poppy War #3

R.F. Kuang

636 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical adventurous dark emotional medium-paced

Description

The exciting end to The Poppy War trilogy, R. F. Kuang’s acclaimed, award-winning epic fantasy that combines the history of twentieth-century China with a gripping world of gods and monsters, to devastating, enthralling effect.After saving her nat...

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Community Reviews Summary of 20,363 reviews

Moods

dark 95%
emotional 70%
tense 70%
adventurous 66%
sad 55%
challenging 47%
reflective 15%
mysterious 7%
informative 3%
funny 2%
hopeful 2%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 20%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 72% | Plot: 14% | Character: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | Yes: 32% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 5% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.41

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