Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

Blood Water Paint

Joy McCullough

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304 pages | first published 2018

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Haunting ... teems with raw emotion, and McCullough deftly captures the experience of learning to behave in a male-driven society and then breaking outside of it.--The New Yorker I will be haunted and empowered by Artemisia Gentileschi's story fo...
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Summary of 1425 reviews

Moods

emotional 90%
dark 77%
sad 56%
challenging 52%
reflective 37%
tense 34%
inspiring 32%
informative 12%
hopeful 8%
adventurous 2%

Pace

medium 53%
fast 36%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 2% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 7% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 44% | Yes: 38% | No: 12% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 73% | N/A: 11% | It's complicated: 7% | Yes: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 43% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

4.27

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