My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

My Year of Rest and Relaxation

Ottessa Moshfegh

289 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary dark reflective slow-paced
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Our narrator should be happy, shouldn’t she? She’s young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, works an easy job at a hip art gallery, lives in an apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan paid for, like the rest of her needs, by her inhe...

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Community Reviews Summary of 70,161 reviews

Moods

dark 85%
reflective 61%
sad 39%
emotional 34%
funny 34%
challenging 19%
tense 16%
mysterious 7%
hopeful 3%
relaxing 3%
inspiring 2%
adventurous 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

slow 45%
medium 41%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 93% | A mix: 3% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 46% | No: 26% | Yes: 26%

Loveable characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 79% | Yes: 9% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Average rating

3.69

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