All That Man Is by David Szalay

All That Man Is

David Szalay

368 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction contemporary short stories challenging reflective slow-paced
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Finalist for the 2016 Man Booker Prize Winner of the 2016 Paris Review Plimpton Prize for FictionA magnificent and ambitiously conceived portrait of contemporary life, by a genius of realismAll That Man Is traces the arc of life from the spring of...

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Community Reviews Summary of 690 reviews

Moods

reflective 91%
emotional 59%
sad 43%
challenging 24%
dark 24%
funny 16%
adventurous 13%
tense 10%
hopeful 8%
relaxing 8%
inspiring 5%
lighthearted 5%
mysterious 5%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 46%
slow 33%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 86% | A mix: 13%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 43% | No: 35% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 61% | No: 33% | Yes: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 47% | Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 15%

Average rating

3.47

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