Tender Is the Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica

Tender Is the Flesh

Agustina Bazterrica with Sarah Moses (Translator)

fiction dystopian horror science fiction dark reflective medium-paced

211 pages | first published 2017

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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 58%
challenging 41%
sad 32%
reflective 27%
emotional 21%
mysterious 9%
adventurous 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 51%
fast 36%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 40% | Character: 40% | Plot: 17% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 45% | No: 38% | Yes: 14% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 76% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

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