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147 pages | first published 2012

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America's most celebrated novelist, Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison extends her profound take on our history with this twentieth-century tale of redemption: a taut and tortured story about one man's desperate search for himself in a world disfigu...
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Moods

emotional 74%
dark 66%
reflective 66%
sad 66%
challenging 51%
tense 28%
adventurous 10%
informative 7%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 5%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 21%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 76% | A mix: 23%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 54% | Yes: 32% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.79