The Gilda Stories by Jewelle Gomez

The Gilda Stories

Jewelle Gomez

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

288 pages | first published 1991

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"The Gilda Stories is groundbreaking not just for the wild lives it portrays, but for how it portrays them--communally, unapologetically, roaming fiercely over space and time."--Emma Donoghue, author of Room"Jewelle Gomez sees right into the heart...
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Moods

reflective 81%
emotional 66%
dark 45%
adventurous 42%
mysterious 39%
hopeful 36%
inspiring 33%
challenging 30%
sad 18%
tense 18%
funny 3%
informative 3%

Pace

slow 70%
medium 26%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 23%

Average rating

3.96