Normal People by Sally Rooney

Normal People

Sally Rooney

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

288 pages | first published 2018

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Connell and Marianne grew up in the same small town, but the similarities end there. At school, Connell is popular and well liked, while Marianne is a loner. But when the two strike up a conversation—awkward but electrifying—something life changin...
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Moods

emotional 85%
reflective 70%
sad 50%
dark 23%
tense 18%
challenging 14%
hopeful 13%
inspiring 7%
funny 6%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 5%
mysterious 2%
adventurous 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 22%
slow 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 92% | A mix: 5% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 74% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.87

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