James by Percival Everett

301 pages first pub 2024 (editions)

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A brilliant, action-packed reimagining of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, both harrowing and ferociously funny, told from the enslaved Jim’s point of view.When the enslaved Jim overhears that he is about to be sold to a man in New Orleans, sep...

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Community Reviews Summary of 828 reviews

Moods

adventurous 82%
emotional 67%
dark 59%
tense 57%
challenging 46%
reflective 39%
sad 39%
funny 30%
hopeful 25%
inspiring 21%
informative 13%
mysterious 3%

Pace

fast 60%
medium 38%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Character: 28% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 46% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 20%

Average rating

4.68

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