Eau douce by Akwaeke Emezi

Eau douce

Akwaeke Emezi

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary challenging dark emotional medium-paced

256 pages | first published 2018

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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Moods

dark 88%
emotional 71%
challenging 70%
reflective 58%
sad 32%
mysterious 27%
tense 25%
adventurous 5%
informative 5%
inspiring 5%
hopeful 4%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 30%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 93% | A mix: 5%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 20% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.18