Against the Loveless World by Susan Abulhawa

Against the Loveless World

Susan Abulhawa

400 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

Description

In this “beautiful...urgent” novel (The New York Times), Nahr, a young Palestinian woman, fights for a better life for her family as she travels as a refugee throughout the Middle East.As Nahr sits, locked away in solitary confinement, she spends ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 3,294 reviews

Moods

emotional 86%
sad 64%
reflective 61%
challenging 60%
dark 54%
informative 42%
tense 41%
inspiring 31%
hopeful 25%
adventurous 11%
funny 4%
mysterious 2%

Pace

medium 69%
slow 18%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Character: 32% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 3% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 25% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.54

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