Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

Sea of Tranquility

Emily St. John Mandel

255 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction literary science fiction adventurous mysterious reflective medium-paced
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Edwin St. Andrew is eighteen years old when he crosses the Atlantic by steamship, exiled from polite society following an ill-conceived diatribe at a dinner party. He enters the forest, spellbound by the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, and sudd...

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Moods

mysterious 79%
reflective 66%
adventurous 53%
emotional 34%
hopeful 20%
challenging 17%
sad 12%
dark 10%
inspiring 10%
tense 10%
relaxing 3%
funny 2%
informative 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 34%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Plot: 26% | Character: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 12% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 51% | No: 31% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 37% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.17

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