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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Summary of 85 reviews

Moods

challenging 76%
mysterious 69%
reflective 53%
dark 46%
sad 15%
tense 7%

Pace

slow 90%
medium 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 22% | Yes: 11%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | No: 44%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 25%

Average rating

3.47

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