fiction historical emotional reflective sad slow-paced

363 pages | first published 2000

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"This is a book about Heaven," says Jayber Crow, "but I must say too that . . . I have wondered sometimes if it would not finally turn out to be a book about Hell." It is 1932 and he has returned to his native Port William to become the town's bar...
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Summary of 116 reviews

Moods

reflective 100%
emotional 78%
hopeful 71%
inspiring 35%
sad 35%
challenging 28%
funny 28%
relaxing 14%

Pace

slow 78%
medium 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | N/A: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 58% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 41% | Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 16%

Average rating

4.35

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