The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree by Shokoofeh Azar

The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree

Shokoofeh Azar

fiction literary challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

272 pages

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LONGLISTED for the 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD for Translated LiteratureFINALIST for the 2020 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE From the pen of one of Iran's rising literary stars, The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree is a family story about the unbreaka...
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Moods

emotional 67%
reflective 59%
sad 54%
challenging 53%
dark 43%
mysterious 37%
adventurous 29%
informative 25%
tense 15%
hopeful 14%
inspiring 14%
lighthearted 3%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 39%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 28% | Plot: 12% | N/A: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 11% | N/A: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 9% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | N/A: 11% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 26% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.02