Master of Poisons by Andrea Hairston

Master of Poisons

Andrea Hairston

fiction fantasy adventurous slow-paced

512 pages

Description

"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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Moods

adventurous 83%
dark 45%
emotional 37%
hopeful 37%
mysterious 37%
inspiring 33%
reflective 33%
tense 29%
sad 20%
challenging 16%
funny 4%

Pace

slow 65%
medium 30%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 25% | Plot: 18% | N/A: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 38% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 21%

Average rating

3.53