A Red Death by Walter Mosley, Jane Chelius

256 pages first pub 1991 (editions)

fiction crime mystery mysterious fast-paced

Description

In order to avoid a prison sentence for a trumped-up tax evasion charge, Easy Rawlins agrees to infiltrate the First African Baptist Church and spy on alleged communist organizer Chaim Wenzler. Reprint.

Community Reviews Summary of 278 reviews

Moods

mysterious 70%
tense 70%
dark 64%
emotional 29%
adventurous 23%
funny 11%
reflective 11%
relaxing 5%
sad 5%

Pace

fast 62%
medium 37%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 33% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | Yes: 38% | No: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | No: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | No: 18%

Average rating

3.73

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