The Bread the Devil Knead by Lisa Allen-Agostini

The Bread the Devil Knead

Lisa Allen-Agostini

fiction contemporary literary challenging dark emotional medium-paced

245 pages | first published 2021

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Alethea Lopez is about to turn 40. Fashionable, feisty and fiercely independent, she manages a boutique in Port of Spain, but behind closed doors she’s covering up bruises from her abusive partner and seeking solace in an affair with her boss. Whe...
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Summary of 710 reviews

Moods

dark 81%
emotional 73%
sad 63%
challenging 52%
reflective 43%
tense 33%
hopeful 25%
inspiring 8%
funny 6%
informative 3%
mysterious 2%

Pace

medium 74%
fast 14%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 29% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 51% | Yes: 37% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.08

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