The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano

The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Paolo Giordano

271 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

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A bestselling international literary sensation about whether a "prime number" can ever truly connect with someone else.A prime number can only be divided by itself or by one—it never truly fits with another. Alice and Mattia, both "primes," are mi...

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Moods

emotional 75%
sad 68%
reflective 59%
dark 41%
tense 22%
challenging 14%
mysterious 10%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 5%
funny 2%
relaxing 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 26%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 13% | Plot: 4% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 25% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 44% | No: 29% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 9% | It's complicated: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

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3.52

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