A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam

A Passage North

Anuk Arudpragasam

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304 pages | first published 2021

Description

A young man journeys into Sri Lanka’s war-torn north, in this searing novel of love and the legacy of war from the award-winning author of The Story of a Brief Marriage. “The closest we seem to get to the present are those brief moments we stop...
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Moods

reflective 91%
emotional 67%
sad 45%
challenging 42%
informative 27%
dark 21%
hopeful 8%
mysterious 8%
tense 8%
adventurous 6%
inspiring 4%
funny 3%

Pace

slow 73%
medium 25%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 89% | A mix: 6% | N/A: 1% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 35% | Yes: 33% | No: 28% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 20% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 10% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 34% | No: 29% | Yes: 29% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.94