The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

The Book of Lost Names

Kristin Harmel

fiction historical emotional inspiring sad medium-paced

400 pages | first published 2020

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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Inspired by an astonishing true story from World War II, a young woman with a talent for forgery helps hundreds of Jewish children flee the Nazis in this unforgettable historical novel from the New York Times best...
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Summary of 2976 reviews

Moods

emotional 89%
sad 65%
inspiring 52%
hopeful 45%
adventurous 33%
tense 32%
informative 22%
reflective 22%
dark 20%
challenging 16%
mysterious 7%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 26%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 63% | Plot: 19% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 40% | Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 57% | Yes: 23% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.31

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