Cane Warriors by Alex Wheatle

Cane Warriors

Alex Wheatle

fiction historical young adult challenging emotional fast-paced

192 pages | first published 2020

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Nobody free till everybody free. Moa is fourteen. The only life he has ever known is toiling on the Frontier sugar cane plantation for endless hot days, fearing the vicious whips of the overseers. Then one night he learns of an uprising, led by th...
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Summary of 74 reviews

Moods

emotional 70%
challenging 56%
informative 50%
dark 46%
sad 43%
tense 36%
adventurous 33%
inspiring 30%
hopeful 20%
reflective 16%
funny 3%
mysterious 3%

Pace

fast 70%
medium 26%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Plot: 42% | Character: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 8% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 69% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.86

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