fiction philosophy psychology romance reflective slow-paced

224 pages | first published 1993

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A unique love story and a classic work of philosophy, rooted in the mysterious workings of the human heart and mind. With an introduction by Sheila Heti.Perhaps it is true that we do not really exist until there is someone there to see us existing...
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Summary of 246 reviews

Moods

reflective 100%
informative 56%
emotional 50%
funny 37%
hopeful 37%
lighthearted 37%
inspiring 31%
challenging 25%
sad 12%
dark 6%
relaxing 6%

Pace

slow 33%
medium 33%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 54% | A mix: 18% | N/A: 18% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 40% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 18% | N/A: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 90% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | No: 8%

Average rating

3.84

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