Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler

Fledgling

Octavia E. Butler

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2005

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Fledgling, Octavia Butler's new novel after a seven year break, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly inhuman needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: She is in fact a genetically modified, 53-year-old ...
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Moods

dark 78%
mysterious 60%
tense 51%
adventurous 38%
challenging 35%
emotional 31%
reflective 18%
sad 11%
inspiring 3%
hopeful 2%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 25%
slow 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 30% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 6% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | Yes: 28% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.69