A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

A Very Large Expanse of Sea

Tahereh Mafi

fiction young adult challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2018

Description

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Shatter Me series comes a powerful, heartrending contemporary novel about fear, first love, and the devastating im...
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Moods

emotional 84%
reflective 52%
hopeful 46%
challenging 33%
inspiring 31%
sad 24%
informative 23%
tense 15%
funny 12%
lighthearted 8%
dark 4%
adventurous 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 54%
fast 40%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 20% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.17