Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Kathleen Rooney

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276 pages | first published 2017

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It’s the last day of 1984, and 85-year-old Lillian Boxfish is about to take a walk.As she traverses a grittier Manhattan, a city anxious after an attack by a still-at-large subway vigilante, she encounters bartenders, bodega clerks, chauffeurs, se...
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Summary of 1786 reviews

Moods

reflective 88%
funny 44%
emotional 43%
inspiring 31%
hopeful 24%
adventurous 22%
lighthearted 22%
sad 11%
challenging 8%
informative 8%
dark 5%
relaxing 5%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 39%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 91% | A mix: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | No: 14% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

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3.82

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