Black Swan Green by David Mitchell

Black Swan Green

David Mitchell

fiction contemporary emotional reflective medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2006

Description

From award-winning writer David Mitchell comes a sinewy, meditative novel of boyhood on the cusp of adulthood and the old on the cusp of the new.Black Swan Green tracks a single year in what is, for thirteen-year-old Jason Taylor, the sleepiest vi...
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Moods

emotional 73%
reflective 68%
funny 42%
hopeful 21%
dark 15%
lighthearted 15%
mysterious 15%
sad 15%
adventurous 10%
relaxing 10%
inspiring 5%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 35%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 73% | A mix: 26%

Strong character development?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | It's complicated: 11% | Yes: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 23%

Average rating

3.94