Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry

Night Boat to Tangier

Kevin Barry

fiction literary dark reflective medium-paced

224 pages | first published 2019

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In the dark waiting room of the ferry terminal in the sketchy Spanish port of Algeciras, two aging Irishmen — Maurice Hearne and Charlie Redmond, longtime partners in the lucrative and dangerous enterprise of smuggling drugs — sit at night, none t...
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Summary of 980 reviews

Moods

dark 80%
reflective 64%
sad 49%
emotional 40%
funny 36%
mysterious 30%
tense 28%
challenging 26%
adventurous 13%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 36%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 76% | A mix: 20% | N/A: 2% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 17%

Loveable characters?

No: 39% | It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 23%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.53

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