The Guncle by Steven Rowley

The Guncle

Steven Rowley

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ emotional funny medium-paced

326 pages | first published 2021

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From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor comes a warm and deeply funny novel about a once-famous gay sitcom star whose unexpected family tragedy leaves him with his niece and nephew for the summer. Patrick, or Gay Uncle P...
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Summary of 3832 reviews

Moods

funny 88%
emotional 81%
hopeful 63%
lighthearted 50%
reflective 39%
inspiring 34%
sad 26%
adventurous 5%
relaxing 5%
challenging 3%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 24%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 71% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 63% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.26

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