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 176 reviews

Moods

adventurous 76%
hopeful 43%
reflective 40%
dark 38%
challenging 33%
emotional 33%
inspiring 26%
mysterious 26%
tense 23%
sad 15%
funny 1%

Pace

slow 71%
medium 25%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Character: 25% | Plot: 12% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 6%

Average rating

3.53

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