Spear by Nicola Griffith

Spear

Nicola Griffith with Rovina Cai (Illustrator)

184 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ adventurous medium-paced

Description

She left all she knew to find who she could be . . .She grows up in the wild wood, in a cave with her mother, but visions of a faraway lake drift to her on the spring breeze, scented with promise. And when she hears a traveler speak of Artos, king...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,499 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
mysterious 41%
emotional 24%
reflective 24%
hopeful 17%
inspiring 15%
dark 7%
relaxing 6%
tense 6%
challenging 5%
lighthearted 4%
informative 2%
sad 2%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 36%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Character: 34% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 54% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.12

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