The Cold Millions by Jess Walter

The Cold Millions

Jess Walter

fiction historical hopeful informative reflective medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2020

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The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Beautiful Ruins delivers another “literary miracle” (NPR)—a propulsive, richly entertaining novel about two adventure-seeking brothers, the enemies who threaten them, and the women who reveal to them ...
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Summary of 555 reviews

Moods

adventurous 63%
informative 45%
tense 42%
emotional 40%
reflective 38%
dark 33%
sad 28%
inspiring 19%
hopeful 18%
challenging 16%
mysterious 12%
funny 10%
lighthearted 3%

Pace

medium 66%
slow 23%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Character: 23% | Plot: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 43% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 45% | No: 39% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 20%

Average rating

3.93

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