Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson

Brown Girl in the Ring

Nalo Hopkinson

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous challenging mysterious medium-paced

250 pages | first published 1998

Description

The rich and privileged have fled the city, barricaded it behind roadblocks, and left it to crumble. The inner city has had to rediscover old ways-farming, barter, herb lore. But now the monied need a harvest of bodies, and so they prey upon the h...
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Moods

dark 73%
adventurous 59%
mysterious 47%
tense 40%
emotional 38%
sad 28%
hopeful 23%
challenging 14%
funny 4%
informative 4%
inspiring 4%
reflective 4%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 37%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 23% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 5% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 54% | Yes: 28% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 5%

Average rating

3.84