A Minor Chorus by Billy-Ray Belcourt

A Minor Chorus

Billy-Ray Belcourt

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary reflective medium-paced

192 pages | first published 2022

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An urgent first novel about breaching the prisons we live inside from one of Canada’s most daring literary talents.An unnamed narrator abandons his unfinished thesis and returns to northern Alberta in search of what eludes him: the shape of the no...
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Summary of 28 reviews


reflective 100%
emotional 87%
challenging 50%
sad 37%
hopeful 12%
informative 12%
inspiring 12%
adventurous 6%
funny 6%


medium 75%
fast 18%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 14% | N/A: 7%

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