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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, by Ocean Vuong

robo_rat's review against another edition

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emotional reflective medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

4.25

emmie_marie's review against another edition

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emotional reflective sad tense fast-paced
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5.0

eclucherini's review

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dark emotional sad tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.5

martymarts's review against another edition

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emotional reflective sad fast-paced
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4.0

Beautiful, beautiful poetry. Had me crying in several places. What strength it takes, truly, to own a pain and refuse to give it back.

deanzrmo's review against another edition

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challenging dark emotional hopeful sad tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0

cam_sr's review

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challenging dark emotional informative reflective sad tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? No

1.5

evebradleyy's review against another edition

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4.0

poetic

eirinnfi's review against another edition

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4.0

"you're a mother, ma. you're also a monster. but so am I - which is why I can't turn away from you. which is why I have taken god's loneliest creation and put you inside it. look.*

_gayser's review against another edition

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emotional reflective sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? N/A
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? No

5.0


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miles's review against another edition

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challenging dark emotional funny reflective sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? N/A
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0


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