Mind of My Mind by Octavia E. Butler

256 pages first pub 1977 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous challenging dark medium-paced

Description

A young woman harnesses her newfound power to challenge the ruthless man who controls her, in this brilliant and provocative novel from the award-winning author of Parable of the Sower. Mary is a treacherous experiment. Her creator, an immortal na...

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Moods

dark 75%
tense 55%
challenging 44%
adventurous 39%
mysterious 32%
emotional 27%
reflective 27%
sad 6%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 3%
funny 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 33%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 49% | Character: 34% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 58% | No: 27% | Yes: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 8%

Average rating

4.11

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