The Removed by Brandon Hobson

The Removed

Brandon Hobson

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective slow-paced

288 pages | first published 2021

Description

Steeped in Cherokee myths and history, a novel about a fractured family reckoning with the tragic death of their son long ago—from National Book Award finalist Brandon HobsonIn the fifteen years since their teenage son, Ray-Ray, was killed in a po...
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Moods

emotional 74%
reflective 72%
sad 58%
dark 54%
mysterious 35%
challenging 32%
tense 16%
hopeful 15%
adventurous 5%
inspiring 5%
informative 4%

Pace

slow 47%
medium 43%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 83% | A mix: 13% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 15%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | Yes: 36% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 9%

Average rating

3.49