Your Corner Dark by Desmond Hall

Your Corner Dark

Desmond Hall

fiction young adult emotional fast-paced

384 pages | first published 2021

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American Street meets Long Way Down in this searing and gritty debut novel that takes an unflinching look at the harsh realities of gang life in Jamaica and how far a teen is willing to go for family. Things can change in a second: The second Fran...
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Summary of 47 reviews


emotional 76%
dark 69%
tense 46%
hopeful 38%
sad 30%
adventurous 23%
challenging 23%
reflective 23%


medium 85%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 44% | Character: 44% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | No: 18%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 41% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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