The Test by Sylvain Neuvel

The Test

Sylvain Neuvel

112 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction dystopian challenging dark emotional fast-paced

Description

Award-winning author Sylvain Neuvel explores an immigration dystopia in The TestBritain, the not-too-distant future.Idir is sitting the British Citizenship Test.He wants his family to belong.Twenty-five questions to determine their fate. Twenty-fi...

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Moods

dark 84%
tense 80%
emotional 45%
challenging 44%
reflective 30%
sad 24%
mysterious 15%
adventurous 4%
informative 2%
funny 1%
hopeful 1%

Pace

fast 89%
medium 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Plot: 31% | Character: 19%

Strong character development?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 39% | No: 14% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 25% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

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