Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

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A monumental new novel from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.In the book of Genesis, when God calls out, "Abraham!" before ordering him to sacrifice his son, Isaac, Abraham responds, "Here...

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Moods

reflective 84%
emotional 81%
sad 47%
funny 40%
challenging 38%
hopeful 20%
dark 17%
inspiring 11%
tense 11%
informative 4%
adventurous 2%
lighthearted 2%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 59%
medium 31%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 73% | A mix: 23% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 65% | Yes: 19% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.64

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