Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Homegoing

Yaa Gyasi

300 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction historical literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

Description

An unforgettable New York Times bestseller of exceptional scope and sweeping vision that traces the descendants of two sisters across three hundred years in Ghana and America.A riveting kaleidoscopic debut novel and the beginning of a major career...

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Community Reviews Summary of 30,273 reviews

Moods

emotional 85%
reflective 71%
sad 57%
challenging 46%
informative 38%
dark 36%
inspiring 27%
hopeful 24%
adventurous 18%
tense 17%
mysterious 2%

Pace

medium 69%
fast 18%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 65% | A mix: 29% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 6% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 25% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.58

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