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 2,628 reviews

Moods

dark 95%
challenging 66%
tense 48%
reflective 45%
emotional 42%
sad 25%
mysterious 18%
funny 17%
adventurous 13%
hopeful 3%
informative 3%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

fast 47%
medium 46%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Plot: 20% | Character: 19% | N/A: 8%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 20% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 65% | No: 16% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 3% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 36% | N/A: 15% | No: 5%

Average rating

4.09

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