Things We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enríquez

Things We Lost in the Fire

Mariana Enríquez with Megan McDowell (Translator)

fiction contemporary horror literary magical realism short stories dark mysterious tense medium-paced

208 pages | first published 2016

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In these wildly imaginative, devilishly daring tales of the macabre, internationally bestselling author Mariana Enriquez brings contemporary Argentina to vibrant life as a place where shocking inequality, violence, and corruption are the law of th...
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Summary of 2797 reviews

Moods

dark 98%
mysterious 64%
tense 64%
challenging 30%
reflective 24%
sad 20%
emotional 15%
adventurous 5%
informative 3%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 38%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Plot: 26% | Character: 13% | N/A: 7%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 38% | No: 26% | N/A: 24% | Yes: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 32% | N/A: 10% | Yes: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 11% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 29% | N/A: 12% | No: 11%

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3.98

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