Filthy Animals by Brandon Taylor

Filthy Animals

Brandon Taylor

272 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary short stories dark emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

The first collection of stories from the author of Real Life, shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize and winner of the Foyles Fiction Book Of The Year In the series of linked stories at the heart of Filthy Animals, a young man tentatively engage...

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Moods

emotional 76%
reflective 74%
dark 52%
sad 39%
tense 26%
challenging 23%
funny 9%
mysterious 6%
hopeful 4%
adventurous 2%
inspiring 1%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 66%
slow 21%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 88% | A mix: 8% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 35% | No: 21% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 64% | Yes: 19% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.87

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