Filthy Animals by Brandon Taylor

Filthy Animals

Brandon Taylor

288 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary short stories dark emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

In the series of linked stories at the heart of Filthy Animals, set among young creatives in the American Midwest, a young man treads delicate emotional waters as he navigates a series of sexually fraught encounters with two dancers in an open rel...

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Moods

emotional 76%
reflective 74%
dark 52%
sad 39%
tense 27%
challenging 23%
funny 9%
mysterious 6%
hopeful 4%
adventurous 2%
inspiring 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 66%
slow 21%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 88% | A mix: 7% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 35% | No: 21% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 63% | Yes: 19% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.87

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