A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam

A Passage North

Anuk Arudpragasam

287 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

It begins with a message: a telephone call informing Krishan that his grandmother’s former care-giver, Rani, has died in unexpected circumstances, at the bottom of a well in her village in the north, her neck broken by the fall. The news arrives o...

Read more

Community Reviews Summary of 823 reviews

Moods

reflective 94%
emotional 66%
sad 37%
challenging 29%
informative 29%
dark 19%
hopeful 6%
tense 6%
inspiring 5%
adventurous 3%
mysterious 3%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 80%
medium 18%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 86% | A mix: 10% | N/A: 1% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 26% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 18% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 76% | No: 13% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 41% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.87

See all reviews...

Content Warnings

Submitted by users as part of their reviews

Expand filter menu View summary

See all...