People in the Room by Norah Lange

People in the Room

Norah Lange with Charlotte Whittle (Translator), César Aira (Contributor)

People in the Room

Norah Lange with Charlotte Whittle (Translator), César Aira (Contributor)

fiction classics dark reflective slow-paced

176 pages | first published 1950

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A young woman in Buenos Aires spies three women in the house across the street from her family’s home. Intrigued, she begins to watch them. She imagines them as accomplices to an unknown crime, as troubled spinsters contemplating suicide, or as pl...
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Community Reviews

Summary of 78 reviews

Moods

challenging 90%
mysterious 80%
reflective 70%
dark 50%
sad 20%
tense 10%

Pace

slow 88%
medium 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 14%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | No: 42%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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

Average rating

3.45

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