Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler

Fledgling

Octavia E. Butler

fiction horror lgbtqia+ science fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced

310 pages | first published 2005

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"A master storyteller, Butler casts an unflinching eye on racism, sexism, poverty, and ignorance and lets the reader see the terror and beauty of human nature." -- The Washington Post  This is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose ...
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Summary of 2754 reviews

Moods

dark 77%
mysterious 61%
tense 51%
challenging 40%
adventurous 38%
emotional 34%
reflective 17%
sad 10%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 24%
fast 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Character: 20% | Plot: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 36% | No: 19%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 22% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.72

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