Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Bois Sauvage #3

Jesmyn Ward

304 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction literary magical realism dark emotional sad medium-paced

Description

In Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since her National Book Award–winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope...

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Community Reviews Summary of 17,871 reviews

Moods

emotional 84%
dark 75%
sad 66%
reflective 49%
challenging 42%
tense 35%
mysterious 24%
adventurous 6%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 4%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 24%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 69% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 64% | Yes: 26% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.06

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