Afterparties by Anthony Veasna So

Afterparties

Anthony Veasna So

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary short stories emotional reflective medium-paced

261 pages | first published 2021

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A debut story collection about Cambodian-American life - immersive, comic and unsparing - by an indisputable talent. A Roxane Gay's Audacious Book Club pick.

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Summary of 1148 reviews

Moods

reflective 82%
emotional 80%
funny 44%
sad 40%
dark 29%
challenging 26%
hopeful 18%
informative 17%
inspiring 13%
adventurous 6%
lighthearted 6%
tense 5%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 21%
fast 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 72% | A mix: 20% | N/A: 3% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 35% | N/A: 10% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 43% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 6% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.02

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