Jade War by Fonda Lee

590 pages first pub 2019 (editions) user-added

fiction fantasy adventurous dark tense medium-paced

Description

 JADE CITY is a gripping Godfather-esque saga of intergenerational blood feuds, vicious politics, magic, and kungfu.The Kaul family is one of two crime syndicates that control the island of Kekon. It's the only place in the world that produces rar...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,639 reviews

Moods

tense 81%
adventurous 74%
dark 74%
emotional 57%
challenging 27%
mysterious 15%
sad 15%
reflective 6%
funny 3%
hopeful 2%
inspiring 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 16%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 70% | Character: 16% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 8%

Average rating

4.48

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