The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

343 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction historical literary emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their ...

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Moods

emotional 85%
reflective 75%
sad 36%
challenging 29%
mysterious 20%
hopeful 15%
tense 13%
inspiring 12%
dark 10%
informative 9%
adventurous 8%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 71%
slow 18%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 71% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 43% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.27

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