fiction magical realism science fiction adventurous medium-paced

306 pages | first published 1980

Description

Doro is an entity who changes bodies like clothes, killing his hosts by reflex or design. He fears no one until he meets Anyanwu. Anyanwu is a shapeshifter who can absorb bullets and heal with a kiss and savage anyone who threatens her. She fears ...
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Moods

dark 73%
challenging 53%
adventurous 48%
reflective 42%
emotional 39%
tense 39%
mysterious 26%
sad 24%
informative 8%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 6%

Pace

medium 66%
slow 17%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 69% | Yes: 21% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 0% | No: 0%

Average rating

4.16