So Long a Letter by Mariama Bâ

So Long a Letter

Mariama Bâ with Modupé Bodé-Thomas

fiction emotional reflective slow-paced

90 pages | first published 1981

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Summary of 641 reviews

Moods

reflective 88%
emotional 70%
hopeful 37%
inspiring 37%
sad 31%
challenging 24%
informative 22%
dark 11%
tense 7%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 39%
medium 33%
fast 27%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 76% | A mix: 19% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 55% | No: 24% | N/A: 11% | It's complicated: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.87

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