Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

592 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

A monumental new novel from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer's Here I AmHow do we fulfill our conflicting duties as father, husband, and son; wife and mother; child ...

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Moods

reflective 85%
emotional 73%
sad 48%
funny 43%
challenging 36%
hopeful 17%
dark 14%
inspiring 12%
tense 7%
adventurous 4%
informative 4%
lighthearted 2%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

slow 59%
medium 36%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 21% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 9% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 17% | Yes: 17% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 5%

Average rating

3.66

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