fiction science fiction adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

752 pages | first published 1987

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The acclaimed trilogy that comprises Lilith's Brood is Hugo and Nebula award-winner Octavia E. Butler at her best. Presented for the first time in one volume with an introduction by Joan Slonczewski, Ph.D., Lilith's Brood is a profoundly evocative...
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Summary of 1144 reviews

Moods

adventurous 73%
challenging 66%
reflective 63%
dark 56%
tense 43%
emotional 40%
mysterious 28%
sad 17%
hopeful 14%
inspiring 10%
funny 5%
informative 4%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 26%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 26% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 44% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.36

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