The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana Enríquez

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed

Mariana Enríquez with Megan McDowell (Translator)

187 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction literary short stories dark mysterious tense fast-paced
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Following the propulsive and mesmerizing (New York Times Book Review) Things We Lost in the Fire comes a new collection of singularly unsettling stories, by an Argentine author who has earned comparisons to Shirley Jackson and Jorge Luis Borges.Ma...

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Community Reviews Summary of 9,726 reviews

Moods

dark 97%
mysterious 74%
tense 56%
challenging 21%
sad 17%
emotional 16%
reflective 15%
adventurous 7%
funny 4%

Pace

fast 48%
medium 44%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 30% | Character: 10% | N/A: 8%

Strong character development?

No: 34% | It's complicated: 32% | N/A: 27% | Yes: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | No: 38% | N/A: 12% | Yes: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 61% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 14% | N/A: 13%

Average rating

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