Awayland by Ramona Ausubel

Awayland

Ramona Ausubel

224 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction fantasy magical realism short stories adventurous reflective slow-paced

Description

Acclaimed for the grace, wit, and magic of her novels, Ramona Ausubel introduces us to a geography both fantastic and familiar in eleven new stories, some of them previously published in The New Yorker and The Paris Review. Elegantly structured, t...

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Community Reviews Summary of 375 reviews

Moods

emotional 58%
mysterious 58%
reflective 58%
dark 45%
sad 29%
adventurous 16%
challenging 12%
tense 12%
funny 8%
relaxing 8%
hopeful 4%
lighthearted 4%

Pace

medium 48%
slow 36%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 56% | A mix: 31% | N/A: 6% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 25% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 6%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 68% | No: 18% | Yes: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | N/A: 12% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 40% | No: 20%

Average rating

3.48

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