Master of Poisons by Andrea Hairston

Master of Poisons

Andrea Hairston

fiction fantasy adventurous slow-paced

512 pages | first published 2020

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"This is a prayer hymn, a battle cry, a lovesong, a legendary call and response bonfire talisman tale. This is medicine for a broken world. --Daniel Jos OlderAward-winning author Andrea Hairston weaves together African folktales and postcolonial ...
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Summary of 144 reviews

Moods

adventurous 75%
hopeful 47%
reflective 39%
dark 35%
challenging 33%
emotional 33%
inspiring 30%
mysterious 30%
tense 24%
sad 16%
funny 1%

Pace

slow 73%
medium 25%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Character: 25% | Plot: 15% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 19%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.54

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