Red Island House by Andrea Lee

Red Island House

Andrea Lee

fiction contemporary literary challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

288 pages | first published 2021

Description

From National Book Award-nominated writer Andrea Lee, an epic, gorgeously evocative novel about love and identity, following two decades in the marriage between an African American professor and her wealthy Italian husband as it unfolds on the rem...
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Moods

reflective 90%
challenging 45%
adventurous 36%
emotional 36%
mysterious 36%
dark 18%
informative 18%

Pace

slow 54%
medium 45%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 88% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 44% | Yes: 44% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | No: 33% | Yes: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Average rating

3.51