Where We Once Belonged by Sia Figiel

Where We Once Belonged

Sia Figiel

fiction poetry informative slow-paced

248 pages | first published 1997

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Thirteen-year-old Alofa Filiga struggles to come to terms with womanhood, her search for identity, and the restrictions of life in her Samoan village.
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Summary of 60 reviews

Moods

challenging 100%
reflective 75%
dark 50%
emotional 50%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 25%
fast 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 75% | Yes: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Average rating

3.64

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