Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

Small Things Like These

Claire Keegan

fiction historical dark emotional reflective slow-paced

128 pages | first published 2021

Description

Destined to be a modern classic from “an original and a canonical presence in Irish fiction” (Colm Tóibín), Small Things Like These is Claire Keegan’s landmark new novel, the tale of one man’s courage — and a remarkable portrait of love and family...
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Moods

emotional 68%
reflective 68%
dark 56%
hopeful 56%
sad 44%
inspiring 32%
challenging 24%
informative 16%
mysterious 12%
tense 12%

Pace

medium 44%
slow 36%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 79% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 37% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 73% | N/A: 17% | It's complicated: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 34% | No: 21%

Average rating

4.46