The End of the Story by Lydia Davis

The End of the Story

Lydia Davis

fiction contemporary reflective slow-paced

231 pages | first published 1994

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Mislabeled boxes, problems with visiting nurses, confusing notes, an outing to the county fair--such are the obstacles in the way of the unnamed narrator of The End of the Story as she attempts to organize her memories of a love affair into a nove...
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Summary of 148 reviews

Moods

reflective 100%
emotional 71%
adventurous 14%
challenging 14%
funny 14%
sad 14%

Pace

slow 83%
medium 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | N/A: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | N/A: 25% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

Average rating

3.44

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