Nine Stories by J. D. Salinger

Nine Stories

J. D. Salinger

fiction classics short stories reflective slow-paced

320 pages

Description

The "original, first-rate, serious, and beautiful" short fiction (New York Times Book Review) that introduced J. D. Salinger to American readers in the years after World War II, including "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" and the first appearance of ...
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Moods

reflective 62%
dark 50%
emotional 37%
funny 37%
sad 37%
challenging 12%
lighthearted 12%
relaxing 12%

Pace

medium 37%
fast 37%
slow 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | N/A: 40% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 40% | N/A: 20% | No: 20% | Yes: 20%

Average rating

4.08