Red Island House by Andrea Lee

Red Island House

Andrea Lee

fiction contemporary literary challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

288 pages | first published 2021

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From National Book Award-nominated writer Andrea Lee comes Red Island House, a travel epic that opens a window on the mysterious African island of Madagascar, and on the dangers of life and love in paradise, as seen through the eyes of a Black Ame...
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Summary of 178 reviews

Moods

reflective 86%
challenging 60%
emotional 45%
dark 26%
adventurous 24%
mysterious 24%
informative 20%
sad 11%
tense 9%
lighthearted 3%
funny 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 66%
medium 28%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 18% | Plot: 4% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 42% | No: 7% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 56% | No: 31% | Yes: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 14%

Average rating

3.56

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