Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Anxious People

Fredrik Backman

fiction contemporary mystery emotional medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2019

Description

Looking at real estate isn't usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes a group of strangers hostage. The captives include a recently retired couple who relentless...
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Moods

emotional 77%
funny 73%
hopeful 61%
reflective 53%
inspiring 31%
mysterious 27%
lighthearted 25%
sad 20%
adventurous 7%
dark 7%
challenging 6%
tense 6%
relaxing 4%
informative 0%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 21%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 55% | A mix: 38% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 5% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 6% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 68% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.33