Butterfly Fish by Irenosen Okojie

Butterfly Fish

Irenosen Okojie

fiction fantasy magical realism emotional slow-paced

346 pages | first published 2014

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With wry humour and a deft touch, Butterfly Fish, the outstanding first novel by a stunning new writer, is a work of elegant and captivating storytelling. A dual narrative set in contemporary London and 18th century Benin in Africa, the book trave...
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Summary of 26 reviews

Moods

dark 100%
emotional 100%
reflective 100%
sad 100%
tense 100%

Pace

slow 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

Average rating

3.77

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