The Children Act by Ian McEwan

The Children Act

Ian McEwan

fiction contemporary literary reflective sad fast-paced

216 pages | first published 2014

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The BiblioGov Project is an effort to expand awareness of the public documents and records of the U.S. Government via print publications. In broadening the public understanding of government and its work, an enlightened democracy can grow and pros...
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Moods

reflective 74%
emotional 67%
sad 58%
challenging 41%
dark 25%
informative 20%
tense 12%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 25%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 37% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 14% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 38% | Yes: 34% | No: 25% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | Yes: 16% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 11%

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3.61

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