The Power by Naomi Alderman

The Power

Naomi Alderman

341 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction dystopian literary science fiction dark tense medium-paced

Description

In this stunning bestseller praised as "our era's Handmaid's Tale," a fierce new power has emerged'and only women have it (Washington Post).In The Power, the world is a recognizable place: there's a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family ...

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Moods

dark 84%
tense 64%
challenging 48%
reflective 43%
adventurous 34%
emotional 24%
mysterious 17%
sad 11%
inspiring 6%
informative 3%
funny 2%
hopeful 2%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 25%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 28% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | No: 34% | Yes: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.79

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