Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo

Pedro Páramo

Juan Rulfo with Susan Sontag (Contributor), Margaret Sayers Peden (Translator)

Pedro Páramo

Juan Rulfo with Susan Sontag (Contributor), Margaret Sayers Peden (Translator)

fiction classics literary magical realism challenging dark slow-paced

128 pages | first published 1955

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Dentro de su brevedad, determinada por el rigor y la concentraci n expresiva, Pedro P ramo sintetiza la mayor parte de los temas que han interesado siempre a los mexicanos, ese misterio nacional que el talento de Juan Rulfo ha sabido condensar por...
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Summary of 2288 reviews

Moods

dark 74%
mysterious 71%
challenging 60%
reflective 49%
sad 33%
emotional 27%
tense 18%
adventurous 15%
funny 4%
relaxing 2%
informative 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

slow 43%
medium 38%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 33% | Plot: 9% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 47% | No: 34% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

No: 54% | It's complicated: 35% | Yes: 7% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 42% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 13%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 10% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.92

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