fiction classics science fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced

244 pages | first published 1951

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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 72%
challenging 42%
reflective 40%
mysterious 28%
informative 16%
tense 16%
hopeful 9%
funny 8%
dark 6%
inspiring 6%
lighthearted 4%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 42%
slow 38%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 87% | A mix: 6% | Character: 3% | N/A: 3%

Strong character development?

No: 69% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 5% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 32% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 70% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 58% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.91