The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon

The Fiery Cross

Outlander #5

Diana Gabaldon

1443 pages first pub 2001 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical romance adventurous emotional slow-paced

Description

The dazzling fifth volume of Diana Gabaldon's extraordinary Outlander saga, featuring 18th-century Scotsman James Fraser and his 20th-century time-traveling wife, Claire Randall. The year is 1771, and war is coming. Jamie Fraser's wife tells him s...

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Community Reviews Summary of 11,339 reviews

Moods

adventurous 92%
emotional 71%
tense 32%
mysterious 22%
challenging 20%
dark 16%
funny 16%
reflective 15%
hopeful 14%
informative 14%
sad 11%
inspiring 9%
relaxing 7%
lighthearted 5%

Pace

slow 70%
medium 28%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 27% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 46% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 43% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 2%

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3.95

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