Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng

Under the Pendulum Sun

Jeannette Ng

fiction fantasy historical horror dark emotional mysterious slow-paced

missing page info | first published 2017

Description

Victorian missionaries travel into the heart of the newly discovered lands of the Fae, in a stunningly different fantasy that mixes Crimson Peak with Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. Catherine Helstone’s brother, Laon, has disappeared in Arcadia...
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Moods

mysterious 87%
dark 84%
challenging 40%
tense 40%
adventurous 31%
reflective 28%
emotional 9%
sad 9%

Pace

slow 60%
medium 39%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | No: 45% | Yes: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 10% | Yes: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.62