Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Lincoln in the Bardo

George Saunders

fiction historical literary emotional reflective sad slow-paced

343 pages | first published 2017

Edition information

Description

In his long-awaited first novel, American master George Saunders delivers his most original, transcendent, and moving work yet. Unfolding in a graveyard over the course of a single night, narrated by a dazzling chorus of voices, Lincoln in the Bar...
Browse similar books...

Plus

Book information

Content Warnings

Submitted by users as part of their reviews

Expand filter menu View summary

See all...

Community Reviews

Summary of 9778 reviews

Moods

emotional 68%
sad 61%
reflective 59%
challenging 49%
dark 43%
funny 31%
mysterious 27%
hopeful 16%
inspiring 10%
adventurous 7%
tense 6%
informative 5%
lighthearted 3%

Pace

slow 42%
medium 41%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 73% | A mix: 20% | Plot: 4% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 13% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 17% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 12% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.86

See all reviews...