The Late Americans by Brandon Taylor

The Late Americans

Brandon Taylor

320 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

“Erudite, intimate, hilarious, poignant . . . A gorgeously written novel of youth’s promise, of the quest to find one’s tribe and one’s calling.” —Leigh Haber, Oprah DailyThe Booker Prize finalist and widely acclaimed author of Real Life and Filth...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,139 reviews

Moods

reflective 82%
emotional 71%
dark 36%
sad 36%
challenging 31%
tense 25%
funny 9%
hopeful 9%
inspiring 2%
mysterious 2%
adventurous 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 37%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 94% | A mix: 3% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 30% | No: 24%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 56% | No: 29% | Yes: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.68

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