fiction classics fantasy adventurous challenging slow-paced

384 pages | first published 1977

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The story of the creation of the world and of the First Age, this is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part. The three Silmarils were j...
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Summary of 8997 reviews

Moods

adventurous 80%
challenging 55%
dark 37%
informative 36%
emotional 22%
inspiring 22%
mysterious 22%
sad 22%
reflective 20%
tense 13%
hopeful 12%
relaxing 2%
funny 1%

Pace

slow 81%
medium 15%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 57% | A mix: 32% | Character: 6% | N/A: 3%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 44% | No: 30% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 6%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | Yes: 31% | No: 14% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 38% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 15% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.99

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