Ghostwritten by David Mitchell

Ghostwritten

David Mitchell

fiction contemporary fantasy adventurous challenging reflective medium-paced

426 pages | first published 1999

Description

A gallery attendant at the Hermitage. A young jazz buff in Tokyo. A crooked British lawyer in Hong Kong. A disc jockey in Manhattan. A physicist in Ireland. An elderly woman running a tea shack in rural China. A cult-controlled terrorist in Okinaw...
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Moods

adventurous 65%
challenging 65%
mysterious 60%
reflective 60%
emotional 17%
dark 13%
funny 8%
tense 8%
informative 4%
inspiring 4%
sad 4%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 33%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 42% | Character: 35% | Plot: 21%

Strong character development?

Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 31%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 42% | Yes: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 15%

Average rating

3.92