Light Perpetual by Francis Spufford

Light Perpetual

Francis Spufford

336 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction historical adventurous emotional reflective medium-paced
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From the critically acclaimed and award-winning author of Golden Hill, a mesmerizing and boldly inventive novel tracing the infinite possibilities of five lives in the bustling neighborhoods of 20th-century London. Lunchtime on a Saturday, 1944: t...

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Community Reviews Summary of 637 reviews

Moods

reflective 85%
emotional 66%
sad 33%
hopeful 29%
challenging 21%
inspiring 18%
dark 17%
adventurous 8%
informative 8%
funny 5%
mysterious 5%
tense 4%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 36%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 84% | A mix: 12% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 56% | Yes: 28% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 48% | No: 39% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 12%

Average rating

3.59

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