Conjure Women by Afia Atakora

Conjure Women

Afia Atakora

fiction fantasy historical literary magical realism emotional slow-paced

432 pages | first published 2020

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A mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing--and for the conjuring of curses--are at the heart of this dazzling first novelConjure Women is a sweeping story that brings the world of the South before and after the Civil War vividly to li...
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Moods

emotional 72%
dark 69%
mysterious 45%
sad 43%
challenging 39%
reflective 39%
tense 27%
informative 13%
adventurous 6%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 5%
funny 0%

Pace

slow 53%
medium 45%
fast 0%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 58% | A mix: 37% | N/A: 1% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 53% | Yes: 34% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 7% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.95