A Bookshop in Algiers by Kaouther Adimi

A Bookshop in Algiers

Kaouther Adimi with Chris Andrews (Translator), Chris Andrews (Translator)

160 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction historical informative reflective medium-paced
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'If you're in a bookshop browsing, then A Bookshop In Algiers is for you, by definition. A beautiful little novel about books, history, ambition and the importance of literature to everyone, especially people who are trying to find a voice.' Nick ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 469 reviews

Moods

reflective 77%
informative 55%
emotional 42%
inspiring 31%
sad 31%
hopeful 22%
adventurous 8%
dark 8%
challenging 6%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 5%
tense 4%
funny 2%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 25%
fast 23%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Character: 34% | Plot: 19%

Strong character development?

No: 48% | It's complicated: 26% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 17% | N/A: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 60% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 56% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.72

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