The Dragonfly Sea by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

The Dragonfly Sea

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

512 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction historical adventurous emotional reflective slow-paced

Description

NAMED A REAL SIMPLE BOOK OF THE YEAR From the award-winning author of Dust comes a vibrant, stunning coming-of-age novel about a young woman struggling to find her place in a vast world--a poignant exploration of fate, mortality, love, and loss. O...

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Community Reviews Summary of 76 reviews

Moods

adventurous 77%
emotional 77%
reflective 66%
challenging 33%
hopeful 33%
sad 33%
inspiring 11%
mysterious 11%
relaxing 11%

Pace

slow 80%
medium 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 75% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | No: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20%

Average rating

3.66

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