The Custard Heart by Dorothy Parker

The Custard Heart

Penguin Modern #4

Dorothy Parker

fiction classics short stories emotional reflective fast-paced

50 pages

Description

'She felt a cozy solidarity with the big company of the voluntary dead.'Wise-cracking and heartbreaking, these tales of women on the edge by the legendary wit Dorothy Parker show the darkness beneath the surface of the Jazz Age.Penguin Modern: fif...
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Moods

emotional 77%
reflective 66%
sad 55%
dark 44%
funny 22%
tense 11%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

N/A: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

Average rating

3.78