The Bone Ships by R.J. Barker

The Bone Ships

The Tide Child #1

R.J. Barker

fiction fantasy adventurous challenging slow-paced

471 pages | first published 2019

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A brilliantly imagined saga of honor, glory, and warfare, The Bone Ships is the epic launch of a new fantasy from David Gemmell Award-nominated RJ Barker.Two nations at war. A prize beyond compare.For generations, the Hundred Isles have built thei...
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Summary of 716 reviews

Moods

adventurous 97%
tense 45%
dark 39%
mysterious 23%
emotional 17%
challenging 16%
hopeful 15%
inspiring 10%
reflective 7%
sad 4%
funny 3%
lighthearted 3%

Pace

medium 44%
slow 40%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 26% | Character: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 12%

Average rating

4.02

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