Companion Piece by Ali Smith

Companion Piece

Ali Smith

226 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary challenging reflective medium-paced

Description

The unmissable new work from Ali Smith, following the dazzling Man Booker-shortlisted Seasonal quartet A celebration of companionship in all its timeless and contemporary, legendary and unpindownable, spellbinding and shapeshifting forms... It fol...

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Community Reviews Summary of 394 reviews

Moods

reflective 86%
challenging 51%
emotional 51%
hopeful 32%
funny 24%
mysterious 24%
inspiring 17%
sad 16%
dark 12%
tense 9%
informative 6%
adventurous 5%
lighthearted 4%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 22%
fast 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 56% | A mix: 33% | Plot: 5% | N/A: 4%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 43% | No: 28% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 40% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 47% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 35% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.97

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