Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

Demon Copperhead

Barbara Kingsolver

560 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary dark emotional sad medium-paced

Description

Demon Copperhead is a once-in-a-generation novel that breaks and mends your heart in the way only the best fiction can.Demon’s story begins with his traumatic birth to a single mother in a single-wide trailer, looking ‘like a little blue prizefigh...

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Community Reviews Summary of 9,318 reviews

Moods

emotional 84%
sad 73%
dark 70%
challenging 54%
reflective 53%
hopeful 36%
funny 25%
tense 25%
adventurous 22%
inspiring 21%
informative 18%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 67%
slow 25%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 31% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 59% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 2%

Average rating

4.52

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