Falconer by John Cheever

Falconer

John Cheever

fiction classics dark reflective slow-paced

221 pages | first published 1977

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Stunning and brutally powerful, Falconer tells the story of a man named Farragut, his crime and punishment, and his struggle to remain a man in a universe bent on beating him backwards into childhood. Only John Cheever could deliver these grand th...
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Moods

dark 100%
emotional 100%
reflective 100%

Pace

medium 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

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Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

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Yes: 100%

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