The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker

The Dreamers

Karen Thompson Walker

320 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction science fiction mysterious relaxing slow-paced

Description

NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE - An ordinary town is transformed by a mysterious illness that triggers perpetual sleep in this mesmerizing novel from the bestselling author of The Age of Miracles. "Stunning."--Emily St. John Mandel, au...

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Moods

mysterious 74%
reflective 50%
emotional 44%
dark 31%
sad 31%
tense 29%
challenging 13%
hopeful 13%
adventurous 7%
relaxing 3%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 36%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 45% | A mix: 38% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

No: 44% | It's complicated: 29% | Yes: 24% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 32% | No: 27% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 62% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 54% | Yes: 23% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.7

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