Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Bois Sauvage #3

Jesmyn Ward

fiction contemporary literary magical realism dark emotional sad medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2017

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New York Times bestseller, this majestic, stirring, and widely praised novel from two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward, the story of a family on a journey through rural Mississippi, is a "tour de force" (O, The Oprah Magazine) and a tim...
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Moods

emotional 87%
dark 77%
sad 64%
reflective 48%
challenging 41%
tense 32%
mysterious 22%
hopeful 9%
inspiring 5%
adventurous 4%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 27%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 73% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 67% | Yes: 24% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | No: 3% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 4%

Average rating

4.06

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