Black Sunday by Tola Rotimi Abraham

Black Sunday

Tola Rotimi Abraham

fiction literary challenging emotional sad medium-paced

288 pages

Description

"Simultaneously unique and universal" (NPR), this fiercely original debut novel follows the fate of four siblings over the course of two decades in Nigeria as they search for agency, love, and meaning in a society rife with hypocrisy."I like the i...
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Moods

emotional 60%
challenging 58%
dark 53%
sad 51%
reflective 39%
tense 9%
informative 6%
adventurous 4%
funny 4%
hopeful 2%
mysterious 2%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 27%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 11% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 18%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | No: 31% | Yes: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.53