My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

My Year of Rest and Relaxation

Ottessa Moshfegh

fiction contemporary literary dark reflective slow-paced

289 pages | first published 2018

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It's the year 2000 in a city aglitter with wealth and possibility; what could be so terribly wrong? Our narrator has many of the advantages of life: Young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, she lives in an apartment on the Upper East Si...
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Summary of 34265 reviews

Moods

dark 87%
reflective 63%
funny 39%
sad 38%
emotional 34%
challenging 18%
tense 15%
mysterious 6%
hopeful 3%
relaxing 3%
inspiring 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

slow 46%
medium 41%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 94% | A mix: 3% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 48% | Yes: 26% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

No: 65% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 8% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Average rating

3.79

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