Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Still Alice

Lisa Genova

fiction contemporary emotional sad medium-paced

292 pages | first published 2007

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Still Alice is a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old woman's sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer's disease, written by first-time author Lisa Genova, who holds a Ph. D in neuroscience from Harvard University. Alice Howland, happily ma...
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Moods

emotional 98%
sad 94%
reflective 50%
informative 40%
challenging 21%
dark 13%
inspiring 13%
tense 7%
hopeful 5%

Pace

medium 80%
fast 12%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 10% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5%

Average rating

4.23