The End of Mr. Y by Scarlett Thomas

The End of Mr. Y

Scarlett Thomas

402 pages first pub 2006 (editions)

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A cursed book. A missing professor. Some nefarious men in gray suits. And a dreamworld called the Troposphere? Ariel Manto has a fascination with nineteenth-century scientists--especially Thomas Lumas and The End of Mr. Y, a book no one alive has ...

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Moods

mysterious 81%
adventurous 63%
reflective 53%
challenging 51%
dark 36%
tense 28%
informative 17%
emotional 12%
funny 9%
inspiring 7%
hopeful 6%
sad 3%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 30%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Plot: 35% | Character: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 29% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 38% | No: 31% | Yes: 26% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 16%

Average rating

3.65

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