Black Cranes: Tales of Unquiet Women by Geneve Flynn, Lee Murray

Black Cranes: Tales of Unquiet Women

Geneve Flynn, Lee Murray

232 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction horror short stories adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced


Almond-eyed celestial, the filial daughter, the perfect wife. Quiet, submissive, demure. In Black Cranes, Southeast Asian writers of horror both embrace and reject these traditional roles in a unique collection of stories which dissect their exper...

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Community Reviews Summary of 29 reviews


dark 100%
tense 57%
adventurous 42%
mysterious 42%
emotional 28%
funny 28%
informative 28%
inspiring 28%
reflective 28%
sad 14%


fast 57%
medium 42%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 83% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 60% | N/A: 20% | Yes: 20%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 60% | Yes: 40%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 60% | Yes: 40%

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