Viriconium by M. John Harrison


Viriconium #1-4

M. John Harrison with Neil Gaiman (Contributor)

462 pages first pub 2000 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction short stories adventurous mysterious slow-paced


A magnificent city existing on the ringes of the past, and on the brink of destruction, Viriconium • With a foreword by Neil Gaiman Available to American readers for the first time, this landmark collection gathers four groundbreaking fantasy clas...

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Community Reviews Summary of 132 reviews


challenging 100%
dark 100%
mysterious 100%
reflective 66%
adventurous 33%
funny 33%
sad 33%


slow 75%
medium 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

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