Tender Is the Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica

Tender Is the Flesh

Agustina Bazterrica with Sarah Moses (Translator)

fiction dystopian science fiction dark reflective medium-paced

224 pages | first published 2017

Description

Working at the local processing plant, Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans--though no one calls them that anymore. His wife has left him, his father is sinking into dementia, and Marcos tries not to think too hard about how he makes a...
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Moods

dark 99%
tense 55%
challenging 48%
sad 34%
reflective 26%
emotional 19%
mysterious 9%
adventurous 1%
informative 1%
funny 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 30%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 45% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 12% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 32% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 77% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 0% | Yes: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 49% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 7% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.9