The Bread the Devil Knead by Lisa Allen-Agostini

The Bread the Devil Knead

Lisa Allen-Agostini

fiction contemporary literary challenging dark emotional medium-paced

275 pages | first published 2021

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Alethea Lopez is about to turn 40. Fashionable, feisty and fiercely independent, she manages a boutique in Port of Spain, but behind closed doors she’s covering up bruises from her abusive partner and seeking solace in an affair with her boss. Whe...
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Summary of 438 reviews

Moods

dark 82%
emotional 73%
sad 64%
challenging 49%
reflective 45%
tense 35%
hopeful 28%
inspiring 9%
funny 6%
informative 2%
mysterious 2%

Pace

medium 72%
fast 16%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 34% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.12

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