I Who Have Never Known Men by Jacqueline Harpman

I Who Have Never Known Men

Jacqueline Harpman with Ros Schwartz (Translator)

184 pages first pub 1995 (editions)

fiction dystopian literary science fiction dark mysterious reflective medium-paced
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Deep underground, thirty-nine women live imprisoned in a cage. Watched over by guards, the women have no memory of how they got there, no notion of time, and only a vague recollection of their lives before. As the burn of electric light merges day...

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Moods

dark 73%
reflective 69%
mysterious 63%
sad 54%
emotional 51%
challenging 36%
tense 23%
adventurous 17%
hopeful 11%
inspiring 7%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 28%
fast 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 69% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 10% | Yes: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.3

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