The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

16 hours, 38 minutes first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction historical literary adventurous emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the work farm where he has just served a year for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclos...

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Moods

adventurous 90%
emotional 50%
reflective 43%
hopeful 29%
funny 26%
sad 21%
inspiring 17%
tense 16%
dark 9%
lighthearted 9%
challenging 8%
mysterious 8%
informative 4%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 23%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 49% | Character: 40% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 49% | No: 39% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 8%

Average rating

4.15

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