Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Transcendent Kingdom

Yaa Gyasi

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

288 pages | first published 2020

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A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national best seller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama. Gi...
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Summary of 12958 reviews

Moods

emotional 85%
reflective 84%
sad 65%
challenging 39%
dark 26%
hopeful 20%
informative 15%
inspiring 14%
tense 8%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 29%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 12% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5%

Average rating

4.27

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