fiction contemporary reflective slow-paced

249 pages | first published 2014

Description

A woman writer goes to Athens in the height of summer to teach a writing course. Though her own circumstances remain indistinct, she becomes the audience to a chain of narratives, as the people she meets tell her one after another the stories of t...
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Moods

reflective 93%
emotional 22%
challenging 17%
relaxing 15%
inspiring 12%
sad 7%
funny 6%
lighthearted 6%
mysterious 5%
adventurous 3%
hopeful 3%
informative 2%
dark 1%
tense 1%

Pace

slow 64%
medium 30%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 86% | N/A: 7% | A mix: 4% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 45% | It's complicated: 35% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | No: 34% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 17% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.69