Arrival by Ted Chiang

Arrival

Ted Chiang

fiction Science Fiction Short Stories
adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

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From a soaring Babylonian tower that connects a flat Earth with the heavens above, to a world where angelic visitations are a wondrous and terrifying part of everyday life; from a neural modification that eliminates the appeal of physical beauty, to an alien language that challenges our very perception of time and reality... Chiang's rigorously imagined stories invite us to question our understanding of the universe and our place in it.

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summary of 109 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

adventurous 66%
challenging 66%
mysterious 66%
dark 33%
emotional 33%
hopeful 33%
reflective 33%
tense 33%

Pace

fast 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters centre-stage?

Yes: 100%

Average rating

4.0
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