The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed

The Fortune Men

Nadifa Mohamed

fiction historical thriller emotional reflective slow-paced

372 pages | first published 2021

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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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Summary of 323 reviews

Moods

sad 81%
emotional 74%
challenging 48%
dark 48%
reflective 45%
tense 31%
informative 24%
mysterious 9%
adventurous 5%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 37%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Character: 27% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 28% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | No: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 5%

Average rating

3.81

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