Inferno: A Poet's Novel by Eileen Myles

Inferno: A Poet's Novel

Eileen Myles

256 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ poetry reflective slow-paced
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From its beginning—“My English professor’s ass was so beautiful.”—to its end—“You can actually learn to have grace. And that’s heaven.”—poet, essayist and performer Eileen Myles’ chronicle transmits an energy and vividness that will not soon leave...

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Community Reviews Summary of 391 reviews

Moods

reflective 87%
emotional 48%
funny 48%
challenging 38%
inspiring 29%
adventurous 19%
dark 16%
informative 12%
lighthearted 12%
mysterious 12%
sad 12%
relaxing 9%
hopeful 6%
tense 3%

Pace

slow 53%
medium 40%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 83% | N/A: 8% | A mix: 4% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 38% | No: 33% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 18% | N/A: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 15% | No: 15%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 10% | No: 10%

Average rating

3.76

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