Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

194 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction short stories speculative fiction challenging dark medium-paced
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"An unbelievable debut, one that announces a new and necessary American voice." --Tommy Orange, New York Times Book Review"An excitement and a wonder: strange, crazed, urgent and funny." --George Saunders"Dark and ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,175 reviews

Moods

dark 94%
challenging 64%
tense 48%
reflective 45%
emotional 43%
sad 25%
mysterious 20%
funny 16%
adventurous 13%
hopeful 4%
informative 2%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 49%
fast 45%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 16% | Character: 16% | N/A: 8%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 19% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 61% | No: 15% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 2% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 36% | N/A: 13% | No: 6%

Average rating

4.09

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