A Storm of Wings by M. John Harrison

A Storm of Wings

Viriconium #2

M. John Harrison

185 pages first pub 1980 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous challenging mysterious slow-paced


IN THE WASTELANDS OF A FUTURE WORLD, THE PASTEL CITY STRUGGLES IN THE GRIP OF THE SIGN OF THE LOCUST...Viriconium: The Pastel City was the last bastion of the civilized world where Queen Methvet Nian ruled supreme. Now she watched, helpless, as th...

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Community Reviews Summary of 20 reviews


challenging 50%
dark 50%
mysterious 50%
adventurous 25%


slow 66%
medium 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 100%

Loveable characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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

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