An Excess Male by Maggie Shen King

An Excess Male

Maggie Shen King

416 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction dystopian lgbtqia+ speculative fiction dark emotional tense medium-paced
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From debut author Maggie Shen King, An Excess Male is the chilling dystopian tale of politics, inequality, marriage, love, and rebellion, set in a near-future China, that further explores the themes of the classics The Handmaid's Tale and When She...

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Community Reviews Summary of 597 reviews

Moods

dark 71%
tense 70%
emotional 53%
sad 42%
challenging 39%
reflective 32%
adventurous 17%
hopeful 14%
mysterious 12%
inspiring 4%
funny 3%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 23%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Character: 20% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 40% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 78% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 13%

Average rating

3.65

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