The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich

The Master Butchers Singing Club

Louise Erdrich

fiction historical literary emotional reflective sad slow-paced

389 pages | first published 2003

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From National Book Award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author Louise Erdrich, a profound and enchanting new novel: a richly imagined world “where butchers sing like angels.”Having survived World War I, Fidelis Waldvogel returns to his quiet ...
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reflective 81%
emotional 75%
sad 43%
adventurous 31%
challenging 25%
dark 25%
informative 18%
inspiring 18%
mysterious 18%
funny 12%
hopeful 12%


slow 52%
medium 47%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20%

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