Master of Poisons by Andrea Hairston

Master of Poisons

Andrea Hairston

512 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous slow-paced

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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Community Reviews Summary of 257 reviews

Moods

adventurous 79%
hopeful 40%
challenging 39%
dark 39%
reflective 39%
emotional 37%
mysterious 34%
tense 25%
inspiring 23%
sad 14%
funny 2%

Pace

slow 69%
medium 25%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 26% | Plot: 15% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 1% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 9%

Average rating

3.51

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