The Moons of Jupiter by Alice Munro

The Moons of Jupiter

Alice Munro

233 pages first pub 1982 (editions)

fiction contemporary short stories reflective slow-paced


Winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureThe characters who populate an Alice Munro story live and breathe. Passions hopelessly conceived, affections betrayed, marriages made and broken: the joys, fears, loves and awakenings of women echo throughout...

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Community Reviews Summary of 239 reviews


reflective 100%
emotional 50%
sad 30%
informative 20%
tense 20%
adventurous 10%
challenging 10%
funny 10%
hopeful 10%
inspiring 10%


slow 60%
medium 30%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

No: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 42% | Yes: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | N/A: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

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