The Wife by Meg Wolitzer

The Wife

Meg Wolitzer

fiction contemporary literary reflective fast-paced

224 pages | first published 2003

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Now a major motion picture starring Glenn Close in her Golden Globe-winning role One of bestselling author Meg Wolitzer's most beloved books--an "acerbically funny" (Entertainment Weekly) and "intelligent...portrait of deception" (The New York Ti...
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Summary of 1405 reviews

Moods

reflective 81%
emotional 50%
sad 43%
funny 25%
dark 22%
challenging 14%
tense 14%
mysterious 8%
adventurous 6%
inspiring 6%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 45%
slow 35%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 91% | A mix: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 15%

Loveable characters?

No: 53% | It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 82% | It's complicated: 10% | Yes: 5% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2%

Average rating

3.73

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