Slow Days, Fast Company. The World, the Flesh, and L.A. by Eve Babitz

Slow Days, Fast Company. The World, the Flesh, and L.A.

Eve Babitz with Matthew Specktor (Contributor)

184 pages first pub 1977 (editions)

fiction historical literary memoir reflective medium-paced

Description

No one burned hotter than Eve Babitz. Possessing skin that radiated "its own kind of moral laws," spectacular teeth, and a figure that was the stuff of legend, she seduced seemingly everyone who was anyone in Los Angeles for a long stretch of the ...

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Moods

funny 73%
reflective 72%
lighthearted 46%
adventurous 28%
relaxing 19%
inspiring 15%
emotional 13%
dark 8%
informative 6%
hopeful 4%
mysterious 4%
challenging 3%
sad 3%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 25%
slow 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 15% | N/A: 5% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

No: 51% | It's complicated: 27% | N/A: 13% | Yes: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 10% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 64% | Yes: 19% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 16% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

4.08

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