Anna by Sammy H.K. Smith

410 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction dystopian thriller dark mysterious reflective slow-paced

Description

A chilling feminist novel set in a near-future dystopia, Anna explores the conflicts between selfhood and expectations, safety and control, and the sacrifices we make for the sake of protection.Beaten. Branded. Defiant. Anna is a possession. She i...

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Community Reviews Summary of 69 reviews

Moods

dark 100%
tense 71%
challenging 47%
emotional 47%
sad 38%
reflective 14%
hopeful 9%
adventurous 4%
inspiring 4%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 28%
fast 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 55% | A mix: 40% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 36% | Yes: 36% | No: 26%

Loveable characters?

No: 55% | It's complicated: 38% | Yes: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 12%

Average rating

3.31

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