The Round House by Louise Erdrich

The Round House

Louise Erdrich

fiction historical literary mystery dark emotional reflective medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2012

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Winner of the 2012 National Book Award for FictionThis exquisitely told story set on the Ojibwe reservation in contemporary North Dakota follows a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice and understanding in the wake of a terrible crime that ...
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Summary of 4465 reviews

Moods

dark 81%
emotional 80%
sad 63%
reflective 49%
tense 43%
challenging 42%
mysterious 38%
informative 16%
adventurous 12%
funny 10%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 3%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 28%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 21% | Plot: 10% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | No: 4% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.05

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