Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

690 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

From the author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Jacob and Julia Bloch have a problem - several problems, in fact. While they've been coaxing Jacob's grandfather into a retirement home, bracing themselves ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 2,241 reviews

Moods

emotional 82%
reflective 82%
sad 46%
funny 40%
challenging 35%
hopeful 20%
dark 17%
inspiring 12%
tense 11%
adventurous 3%
informative 3%
lighthearted 3%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 60%
medium 30%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 71% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 40% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 64% | Yes: 17% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.64

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