A Land of Permanent Goodbyes by Atia Abawi

A Land of Permanent Goodbyes

Atia Abawi

fiction contemporary young adult emotional hopeful sad medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2018

Description

In a country ripped apart by war, Tareq lives with his big and loving family . . . until the bombs strike. His city is in ruins. His life is destroyed. And those who have survived are left to figure out their uncertain future.In the wake of destru...
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Moods

challenging 71%
emotional 71%
sad 57%
dark 42%
hopeful 42%
reflective 42%
informative 28%
adventurous 14%
tense 14%

Pace

slow 33%
medium 33%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 80% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 20%

Average rating

4.0