Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi

Burnt Sugar

Avni Doshi

fiction contemporary literary dark emotional reflective slow-paced

240 pages | first published 2019

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In her youth, Tara was wild. She abandoned her arranged marriage to join an ashram, took a hapless artist for a lover, rebelled against every social expectation of a good Indian woman - all with her young child in tow. Years on, she is an old woma...
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Summary of 2824 reviews

Moods

dark 71%
emotional 64%
reflective 61%
challenging 50%
sad 41%
tense 34%
mysterious 10%
funny 2%
hopeful 1%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 44%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 90% | A mix: 8% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 29% | Yes: 29%

Loveable characters?

No: 67% | It's complicated: 29% | Yes: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 65% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 5%

Average rating

3.38

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