Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

Young Mungo

Douglas Stuart with Chris Reilly (Narrator)

13 hours, 47 minutes first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ literary dark emotional sad medium-paced
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Douglas Stuart's first novel Shuggie Bain is one of the most successful literary debuts of the century so far. It was awarded the 2020 Booker Prize, and is now published or forthcoming in 40 territories, having already sold more than a million cop...

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Community Reviews Summary of 8,272 reviews

Moods

emotional 87%
dark 85%
sad 84%
tense 50%
challenging 45%
reflective 27%
hopeful 11%
adventurous 4%
funny 4%
inspiring 3%
mysterious 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 71%
slow 22%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 59% | A mix: 37% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 43% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 43% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.4

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