A review by paperknotbooks
Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark

adventurous challenging dark mysterious reflective tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated


I check out during fight scenes and this book has a lot of them considering the size. But in comes the discussion of eugenics and things really started to click into place for me. For me, this was a classic (and horrifying) hero’s journey.

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