The Deep by Rivers Solomon, Daveed Diggs, Jonathan Snipes, William Hutson

176 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ race speculative fiction challenging dark emotional medium-paced

Description

The water-breathing descendants of African slave women tossed overboard have built their own underwater society—and must reclaim the memories of their past to shape their future in this brilliantly imaginative novella inspired by the Hugo Award–no...

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Community Reviews Summary of 9,135 reviews

Moods

emotional 75%
reflective 64%
dark 61%
challenging 45%
sad 36%
adventurous 25%
mysterious 24%
hopeful 22%
tense 18%
inspiring 13%
informative 5%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 25%
slow 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 4% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 10% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 8% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.91

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