Half Light by Tayari Jones

Half Light

Tayari Jones with Bahni Turpin (Narrator)

fiction contemporary short stories emotional reflective sad fast-paced

1 hour, 20 minutes | first published 2020

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From Tayari Jones, author of the New York Times best seller and Oprah’s Book Club pick An American Marriage, comes an intimate, powerful story of two sisters.  Identical twins Amelia and Camelia Hall were born with the same face, and that’s about...
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Summary of 191 reviews

Moods

emotional 65%
funny 55%
lighthearted 50%
reflective 45%
hopeful 35%
inspiring 15%
sad 15%
relaxing 10%
adventurous 5%
dark 5%

Pace

fast 66%
medium 27%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 21%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 68% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 12%

Average rating

3.78

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