The Wren, The Wren by Anne Enright

The Wren, The Wren

Anne Enright

276 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction literary emotional reflective slow-paced
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Carmel had been alone all her life. She had been alone since she was twelve years old. The baby knew all this. They looked at each other; one life into another life, and the baby knew exactly how alone her mother had been. Nell - funny, brave and ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 890 reviews

Moods

reflective 87%
emotional 70%
sad 30%
challenging 22%
dark 20%
funny 16%
hopeful 13%
lighthearted 4%
mysterious 4%
tense 4%
inspiring 3%
adventurous 2%
relaxing 2%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 51%
medium 46%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 95% | A mix: 2% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | Yes: 27% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | It's complicated: 6% | Yes: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.64

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