Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Anxious People

Fredrik Backman with Neil Smith (Translator)

fiction contemporary literary mystery emotional funny hopeful medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2019

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Looking at real estate isn't usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes a group of strangers hostage. The captives include a recently retired couple who relentless...
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Summary of 28364 reviews

Moods

emotional 77%
funny 74%
hopeful 62%
reflective 56%
inspiring 33%
lighthearted 27%
mysterious 27%
sad 20%
adventurous 8%
challenging 7%
dark 7%
tense 6%
relaxing 4%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 22%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 56% | A mix: 37% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 13% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 4%

Average rating

4.3

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