Arcadia by Lauren Groff

Arcadia

Lauren Groff

fiction contemporary historical literary emotional reflective slow-paced

291 pages | first published 2012

Description

In the fields and forests of western New York State in the late 1960s, several dozen idealists set out to live off the land, founding what becomes a famous commune centered on the grounds of a decaying mansion called Arcadia House. Arcadia follows...
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Moods

reflective 94%
emotional 83%
sad 72%
dark 27%
funny 22%
adventurous 16%
challenging 16%
hopeful 16%
inspiring 16%
tense 11%
informative 5%
mysterious 5%
relaxing 5%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 47%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 13%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 7%

Average rating

3.73