Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li

Portrait of a Thief

Grace D. Li

376 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ thriller adventurous reflective medium-paced
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Ocean’s Eleven meets The Farewell in Portrait of a Thief, a lush, lyrical heist novel inspired by the true story of Chinese art vanishing from Western museums, about diaspora, the colonization of art, and the complexity of the Chinese American ide...

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Community Reviews Summary of 7,248 reviews

Moods

adventurous 82%
reflective 50%
emotional 40%
mysterious 26%
hopeful 24%
tense 24%
inspiring 16%
informative 15%
challenging 9%
funny 9%
lighthearted 8%
sad 2%
dark 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 26%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Character: 26% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 19% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.64

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