House of Chains by Steven Erikson

669 pages first pub 2002 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous dark slow-paced

Description

Best selling author Steven Erikson returns with the latest in the morbid history of the Malazan Empire In Northern Genabackis, a raiding party of savage tribal warriors descends from the mountains into the southern flatlands. Their intention is t...

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Moods

dark 92%
adventurous 78%
challenging 73%
mysterious 43%
emotional 42%
tense 37%
sad 35%
reflective 24%
funny 14%
inspiring 7%
hopeful 6%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 68%
medium 30%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 72% | Plot: 18% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 54% | Yes: 37% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.25

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