Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

Remarkably Bright Creatures

Shelby Van Pelt

528 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

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Description

For fans of A Man Called Ove, a charming, witty and compulsively readable exploration of friendship, reckoning, and hope that traces a widow's unlikely connection with a giant Pacific octopus.After Tova Sullivan's husband died, she began working t...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,128 reviews

Moods

emotional 83%
hopeful 69%
reflective 45%
inspiring 34%
funny 33%
lighthearted 31%
sad 23%
mysterious 19%
adventurous 12%
relaxing 9%
informative 6%
challenging 2%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 72%
slow 13%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 41% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 43% | No: 42% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.44

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