fiction fantasy adventurous dark tense medium-paced

480 pages | first published 2019

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The New York Times bestselling first book in Joe Abercrombie's The Age of Madness Trilogy where the age of the machine dawns, but the age of magic refuses to die.The chimneys of industry rise over Adua and the world seethes with new opportunities....
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Summary of 1492 reviews

Moods

dark 91%
adventurous 80%
tense 56%
funny 44%
emotional 19%
mysterious 15%
challenging 11%
reflective 9%
sad 9%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 28%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 49% | Character: 44% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 53% | Yes: 41% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 76% | No: 11% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.42

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