An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma

An Orchestra of Minorities

Chigozie Obioma

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464 pages | first published 2019

Description

A heartbreaking story about a Nigerian poultry farmer who sacrifices everything to win the woman he loves, by Man Booker Finalist and author of The Fishermen, Chigozie Obioma. "It is more than a superb and tragic novel; it's a historical treasure...
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Moods

emotional 61%
sad 57%
reflective 38%
challenging 34%
dark 30%
tense 23%
adventurous 15%
informative 11%
inspiring 7%
funny 3%
hopeful 3%
lighthearted 3%
mysterious 3%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 44%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Character: 42%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 36% | Yes: 36% | No: 27%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 68% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 13%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | No: 13% | It's complicated: 4%

Average rating

3.44