Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor

306 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction science fiction adventurous challenging reflective medium-paced

Description

When a massive object crashes into the ocean off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria’s most populous and legendary city, three people wandering along Bar Beach (Adaora, the marine biologist- Anthony, the rapper famous throughout Africa- Agu, the troubled ...

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Moods

adventurous 84%
mysterious 61%
hopeful 36%
emotional 33%
tense 32%
challenging 27%
dark 26%
reflective 26%
funny 13%
inspiring 10%
informative 5%
lighthearted 5%
sad 5%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 38%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 46% | A mix: 30% | Character: 21% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 24% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 38% | No: 14% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 39% | Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.65

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