Our Country Friends by Gary Shteyngart

Our Country Friends

Gary Shteyngart

fiction literary funny reflective medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2021

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Description

It's March 2020 and a calamity is unfolding. A group of friends and friends-of-friends gathers in a country house to wait out the pandemic. Over the next six months new friendships and romances will take hold, while old betrayals will emerge, forc...
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Summary of 272 reviews

Moods

funny 62%
reflective 54%
emotional 51%
sad 37%
dark 23%
challenging 18%
tense 16%
hopeful 12%
lighthearted 10%
informative 3%
mysterious 3%
adventurous 2%

Pace

slow 48%
medium 48%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 78% | A mix: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | No: 44% | Yes: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

Average rating

3.18

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