Women Talking by Miriam Toews

Women Talking

Miriam Toews

fiction contemporary feminism dark slow-paced

240 pages | first published 2018

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National Bestseller, Winner of the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize for Fiction, Shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for Fiction, Shortlisted for the Reading Women Award"This amazing, sad, shocking, but touching novel, based on a re...
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Summary of 3174 reviews

Moods

dark 73%
reflective 61%
emotional 54%
challenging 47%
sad 40%
tense 36%
hopeful 23%
inspiring 13%
informative 9%
funny 8%
adventurous 2%
mysterious 2%

Pace

slow 58%
medium 31%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 70% | A mix: 18% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 19% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 13% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 65% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.68

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