Apple and Knife by Intan Paramaditha

Apple and Knife

Intan Paramaditha with Stephen J. Epstein (Translator)

208 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction horror short stories dark medium-paced

Description

Inspired by horror fiction, myths and fairy tales, Apple and Knife is an unsettling ride that swerves into the supernatural to explore the dangers and power of occupying a female body in today’s world.These short fictions set in the Indonesian eve...

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Community Reviews Summary of 258 reviews

Moods

dark 94%
mysterious 64%
tense 28%
reflective 23%
challenging 20%
funny 13%
emotional 10%
adventurous 6%
sad 5%
informative 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 47%
fast 45%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 43% | Character: 29% | N/A: 13% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 27% | N/A: 24% | Yes: 8%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | No: 41% | Yes: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 72% | No: 13% | N/A: 8% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 16% | No: 8%

Average rating

3.54

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