The Arrest by Jonathan Lethem

The Arrest

Jonathan Lethem

fiction science fiction reflective slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2020

Description

From the award-winning author of The Feral Detective and Motherless Brooklyn comes an utterly original post-collapse yarn about two siblings, the man that came between them, and a nuclear-powered super car.The Arrest isn't post-apocalypse. It isn'...
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Community Reviews

summary of 59 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

reflective 60%
adventurous 46%
mysterious 40%
funny 33%
lighthearted 26%
dark 20%
tense 13%
challenging 6%
hopeful 6%

Pace

slow 63%
fast 21%
medium 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Character: 25% | N/A: 8% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

No: 56% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 18%

Loveable characters?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 78% | Yes: 21%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 6%

Average rating

3.02