Long Division by Kiese Laymon

Long Division

Kiese Laymon

fiction science fiction adventurous challenging funny medium-paced

276 pages | first published 2013

Description

Kiese Laymon’s debut novel is a Twain-esque exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and coming of age in Post-Katrina Mississippi, written in a voice that’s alternately funny, lacerating, and wise. The book contains two interwove...
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Community Reviews

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Moods

adventurous 75%
challenging 66%
funny 66%
mysterious 66%
emotional 58%
reflective 58%
dark 33%
tense 33%
hopeful 25%
inspiring 16%
informative 8%
lighthearted 8%
sad 8%

Pace

fast 50%
medium 33%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 60% | A mix: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 37%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 11%

Average rating

3.87