Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi

Peaces

Helen Oyeyemi

fiction contemporary fantasy lgbtqia+ adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

272 pages | first published 2021

Description

The prize-winning, bestselling author of Gingerbread; Boy, Snow, Bird; and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours returns with a vivid and inventive new novel about a couple forever changed by an unusual train voyage. When Otto and Xavier Shin declare th...
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Moods

mysterious 91%
challenging 49%
adventurous 45%
reflective 29%
funny 27%
dark 19%
emotional 13%
tense 12%
sad 8%
lighthearted 6%
hopeful 4%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 18%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 38% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 60% | No: 22% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 35% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 1% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 39% | N/A: 3% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.53