The Incendiaries by R.O. Kwon

The Incendiaries

R.O. Kwon

fiction contemporary literary reflective medium-paced

214 pages | first published 2018

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A powerful, darkly glittering novel of violence, love, faith, and loss, as a young woman at an elite American university is drawn into acts of domestic terrorism by a cult tied to North Korea. Phoebe Lin and Will Kendall meet their first month ...
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Moods

dark 80%
tense 47%
emotional 45%
reflective 34%
mysterious 29%
sad 29%
challenging 27%
adventurous 3%

Pace

fast 40%
medium 35%
slow 24%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 72% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 21% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

No: 68% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 4% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.26