Eau douce by Akwaeke Emezi

Eau douce

Akwaeke Emezi

256 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary challenging dark emotional medium-paced

Description

Au Nigéria, dans la cosmologie igbo, lorsqu’un enfant est dans le ventre de sa mère, il est façonné par des esprits qui déterminent son destin. Mais à la naissance de la petite Ada, les portes entre le monde des humains et celui des esprits se son...

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Community Reviews Summary of 6,255 reviews

Moods

dark 87%
emotional 71%
challenging 68%
reflective 56%
sad 32%
mysterious 26%
tense 26%
adventurous 5%
inspiring 5%
hopeful 4%
informative 4%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 26%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 91% | A mix: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 63% | Yes: 22% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.17

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