Chain-Gang All-Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Chain-Gang All-Stars

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

350 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction dystopian lgbtqia+ literary challenging dark tense medium-paced

Description

The explosive, hotly-anticipated debut novel from the New York Times-bestselling author of Friday Black, about two top women gladiators fighting for their freedom within a depraved private prison system not so far-removed from America’s own.Lorett...

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Community Reviews Summary of 6,127 reviews

Moods

dark 90%
challenging 67%
tense 67%
emotional 58%
sad 46%
reflective 34%
informative 32%
adventurous 23%
funny 5%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 5%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 28%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Character: 23% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 43% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 11%

Average rating

4.34

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