The In-Between World of Vikram Lall by M.G. Vassanji

The In-Between World of Vikram Lall

M.G. Vassanji

fiction historical challenging reflective slow-paced

372 pages | first published 2003

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Vikram Lall comes of age in 1950s Kenya, at the same time that the colony is struggling towards independence. Against the unsettling backdrop of Mau Mau violence, Vic and his sister Deepa, the grandchildren of an Indian railroad worker, search for...
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reflective 100%
adventurous 33%
challenging 33%
emotional 33%
informative 33%


slow 66%
medium 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

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