Southland by Nina Revoyr


Nina Revoyr

fiction historical mystery mysterious reflective medium-paced

350 pages


"I'm an LA native with a lot of love for LA crime fiction, but instead of preaching to the noir choir about The Long Goodbye, I'd like to gush about Southland by Nina Revoyr. It's a brilliant, ambitious, moving literary crime novel about two famil...
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informative 100%
dark 75%
sad 75%
challenging 50%
emotional 50%
tense 50%
funny 25%
hopeful 25%
mysterious 25%
reflective 25%


medium 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 75% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

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