fiction magical realism science fiction adventurous medium-paced

306 pages | first published 1980

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Doro is an entity who changes bodies like clothes, killing his hosts by reflex or design. He fears no one until he meets Anyanwu. Anyanwu is a shapeshifter who can absorb bullets and heal with a kiss and savage anyone who threatens her. She fears ...
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Summary of 2133 reviews

Moods

dark 75%
challenging 51%
adventurous 48%
emotional 44%
reflective 41%
tense 37%
mysterious 25%
sad 22%
hopeful 6%
informative 5%
inspiring 5%

Pace

medium 70%
slow 16%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 72% | A mix: 23% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 20% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.17

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