The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

fiction historical literary challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2020

Description

From The New York Times-bestselling author of The Mothers, a stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white.The Vignes twin sisters will always be...
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Moods

emotional 85%
reflective 76%
challenging 34%
sad 33%
mysterious 20%
hopeful 15%
inspiring 12%
tense 11%
dark 9%
informative 8%
adventurous 7%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 71%
slow 17%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 73% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 3% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 4% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 44% | No: 6% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1% | N/A: 0% | No: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.37