Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Manchester Happened

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

fiction short stories adventurous challenging reflective medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2019

Description

An ambitious and assured collection of short stories from the internationally acclaimed author of Kintu If there's one thing the characters in Jennifer Makumbi's stories know, it's how to field a question. 'Let me buy you a cup of tea... what are ...
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Community Reviews

summary of 92 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

reflective 72%
emotional 63%
funny 50%
informative 40%
inspiring 31%
adventurous 27%
lighthearted 27%
hopeful 22%
sad 22%
challenging 13%
relaxing 9%
dark 4%
mysterious 4%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 28%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 33% | N/A: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | N/A: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 26% | N/A: 26% | Yes: 26% | No: 20%

Average rating

4.26