The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83¼ Years Old by Hendrik Groen

The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83¼ Years Old

Hendrik Groen #1

Hendrik Groen with Hester Velmans (Translator)

fiction contemporary emotional funny lighthearted slow-paced

384 pages | first published 2014

Description

A #1 international bestseller in the vein of Fredrik Bachman's A Man Called Ove: an irresistible, funny, charming, and tender-hearted tale about friendship, love, and an old man who is young at heart. Technically speaking, Hendrik Groen is......
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Moods

funny 83%
emotional 77%
lighthearted 51%
reflective 41%
hopeful 38%
sad 38%
inspiring 32%
relaxing 12%
adventurous 3%
challenging 3%
informative 3%

Pace

slow 61%
medium 35%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 76% | A mix: 14% | N/A: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 54% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 8%

Average rating

3.85