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352 pages | first published 2003

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This thought-provoking and often provocative look at racism is a sequel to the award-winning Noughts & Crosses.For fourteen years, Sephy, a singer, struggles to raise her mixed-race child in an apartheid society, telling Callie Rose very littl...
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Summary of 2294 reviews

Moods

dark 77%
emotional 72%
tense 58%
sad 56%
challenging 39%
reflective 29%
adventurous 20%
mysterious 12%
inspiring 7%
hopeful 5%
informative 4%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 30%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 45% | A mix: 44% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 25% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.87

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