Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon

Sorrowland

Rivers Solomon

fiction horror lgbtqia+ science fiction emotional slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2021

Description

A triumphant, genre-bending novel, following a young woman through a nightmarish yet recognisable landscape as she attempts to create a new life for herself and her children. Vern, a hunted woman alone in the woods, gives birth to twins and rai...
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Moods

dark 94%
emotional 58%
mysterious 55%
tense 54%
challenging 53%
adventurous 33%
sad 27%
reflective 26%
hopeful 6%
informative 5%
inspiring 4%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 64%
slow 28%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 39% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 44% | No: 6% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98% | It's complicated: 1% | No: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.13