The Cold Millions: A Novel by Jess Walter

The Cold Millions: A Novel

Jess Walter

352 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction historical literary reflective slow-paced


“One of the most captivating novels of the year.” – Washington Post A Best Book of the Year by: Washington Post * O Magazine * Chicago Tribune * Publishers Weekly * Kirkus * Chicago Public Library * New York Public LibraryA Library Reads Pick | An...

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Community Reviews Summary of 59 reviews


emotional 100%
reflective 100%
adventurous 50%
dark 50%
sad 50%
tense 50%


slow 66%
medium 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 100%

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