Foundation by Isaac Asimov

244 pages first pub 1951 (editions)

fiction classics science fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced

Description

For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future -- to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will ...

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Moods

adventurous 66%
reflective 36%
challenging 31%
mysterious 29%
tense 15%
informative 11%
inspiring 9%
hopeful 7%
dark 5%
funny 4%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 43%
slow 34%
fast 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 83% | A mix: 12% | Character: 2% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 17% | Yes: 5% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 53% | It's complicated: 26% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 12% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 3%

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