The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

fiction lgbtqia+ literary race challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2020

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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 86%
reflective 76%
challenging 36%
sad 34%
mysterious 19%
hopeful 15%
tense 12%
inspiring 11%
dark 9%
informative 8%
adventurous 6%
funny 1%
relaxing 1%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

medium 72%
slow 17%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 74% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 2% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 45% | 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: 86% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.42