The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed

The Fortune Men

Nadifa Mohamed

fiction historical thriller emotional reflective slow-paced

372 pages | first published 2021

Description

LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021 'Chilling and utterly compelling, The Fortune Men shines an essential light on a much-neglected period of our national life' Sathnam Sanghera, author of Empireland Mahmood Mattan is a fixture in Cardiff's...
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Moods

sad 77%
emotional 74%
reflective 64%
dark 61%
tense 45%
challenging 41%
informative 29%
mysterious 22%
adventurous 12%

Pace

medium 64%
slow 29%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 75% | Character: 13% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 7% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 39% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | No: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 7% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.77