Imago: A dystopia gothic  by Matthew Zakharuk

Imago: A dystopia gothic

Matthew Zakharuk

336 pages first pub 2024 (editions) user-added

fiction dystopian lgbtqia+


Tresor Institute accepts only the worthy, and Ada Călinescu is anything but. Intractable, mannish, a child of convicted terrorists, she can at best hope to be overlooked. Yet somehow the Institute accepts her application for transfer. Her ticket t...

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Community Reviews Summary of 6 reviews


dark 100%
challenging 80%
mysterious 60%
tense 60%
adventurous 20%
emotional 20%
hopeful 20%
reflective 20%


medium 80%
slow 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 75% | Yes: 25%

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