In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods by Matt Bell

In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods

Matt Bell

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In this epic, mythical debut novel, a newlywed couple escapes the busy confusion of their homeland for a distant and almost-uninhabited lakeshore. They plan to live there simply, to fish the lake, to trap the nearby woods, and build a house upon t...
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Community Reviews

summary of 101 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

dark 80%
mysterious 60%
reflective 60%
emotional 40%
challenging 20%
tense 20%

Pace

slow 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 33% | Character: 33% | N/A: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 40%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

Average rating

3.28