Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

Leviathan Wakes

The Expanse #1

James S.A. Corey

561 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

fiction science fiction adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

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 h...

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Moods

adventurous 96%
mysterious 61%
tense 57%
dark 49%
emotional 20%
funny 17%
challenging 13%
reflective 8%
hopeful 6%
sad 6%
inspiring 5%
informative 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 34%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 36% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 17%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 79% | No: 11% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

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