Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead

Great Circle

Maggie Shipstead

fiction historical literary reflective slow-paced

608 pages

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Spanning Prohibition-era Montana, the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, New Zealand, wartime London, and modern-day Los Angeles, Great Circle tells the unforgettable story of a daredevil female aviator determined to chart her own course in life, at any c...
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Moods

adventurous 93%
emotional 62%
reflective 60%
inspiring 36%
sad 25%
mysterious 22%
challenging 19%
hopeful 16%
informative 15%
dark 12%
tense 9%
funny 3%
relaxing 1%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 45%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 34% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 8% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 48% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 8% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.19