One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

One Amazing Thing

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

fiction contemporary emotional reflective medium-paced

220 pages | first published 2009

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An acclaimed novel by the author of The Mistress of Spices, and Before We Visit the Goddess. Jhumpa Lahiri praises: "One Amazing Thing collapses the walls dividing characters and cultures; what endures is a chorus of voices in one single room."Lat...
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reflective 100%
emotional 88%
challenging 44%
inspiring 22%
sad 22%
tense 22%
dark 11%
hopeful 11%


medium 60%
slow 20%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 57% | A mix: 42%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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