The Devourers by Indra Das

The Devourers

Indra Das

fiction fantasy horror lgbtqia+ adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

306 pages | first published 2016

Description

On a cool evening in Kolkata, India, beneath a full moon, as the whirling rhythms of traveling musicians fill the night, college professor Alok encounters a mysterious stranger with a bizarre confession and an extraordinary story. Tantalized by th...
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Moods

dark 90%
adventurous 61%
mysterious 57%
tense 52%
emotional 47%
challenging 38%
reflective 38%
sad 21%
hopeful 7%
inspiring 7%
informative 4%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 34%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 72% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | No: 10% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 22% | No: 20% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.95