Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

Leviathan Wakes

The Expanse #1

James S.A. Corey

fiction science fiction adventurous challenging dark medium-paced

561 pages | first published 2011

Description

Humanity has colonized the solar system--Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond--but the stars are still out of our reach. Jim Holden is XO of an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. When he and...
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Moods

adventurous 96%
dark 56%
mysterious 56%
tense 49%
emotional 21%
funny 16%
challenging 12%
reflective 9%
sad 6%
inspiring 5%
hopeful 4%
informative 2%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 51%
fast 37%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 35% | Character: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 18% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 13% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 78% | No: 11% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.15