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 1192 reviews

Moods

dark 94%
adventurous 79%
tense 59%
funny 42%
emotional 21%
mysterious 18%
challenging 13%
reflective 11%
sad 9%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 32%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Character: 45% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | Yes: 40% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | No: 11% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.43

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