Nachtboot naar Tanger by Kevin Barry

Nachtboot naar Tanger

Kevin Barry

134 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction literary dark slow-paced


In the dark waiting room of the ferry terminal in the sketchy Spanish port of Algeciras, two aging Irishmen — Maurice Hearne and Charlie Redmond, longtime partners in the lucrative and dangerous enterprise of smuggling drugs — sit at night, none t...

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Community Reviews Summary of 144 reviews


dark 100%
sad 76%
emotional 69%
reflective 61%
funny 23%
mysterious 15%
challenging 7%
hopeful 7%
tense 7%


slow 69%
medium 23%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 81% | A mix: 9% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 63% | Yes: 27% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 54% | No: 45%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 90% | Yes: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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