Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

Difficult Women

Roxane Gay

fiction feminism literary short stories dark emotional sad medium-paced

260 pages | first published 2017

Description

Award-winning author and powerhouse talent Roxane Gay burst onto the scene with An Untamed State—which earned rave reviews and was selected as one of the best books of the year by the Washington Post, NPR, the Boston Globe, and Kirkus—and her New ...
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Moods

dark 87%
emotional 80%
challenging 66%
sad 50%
reflective 44%
tense 29%
hopeful 10%
inspiring 9%
funny 8%
mysterious 7%
informative 2%
adventurous 1%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 23%
slow 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 64% | A mix: 29% | N/A: 4% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 54% | Yes: 24% | N/A: 14% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 75% | No: 12% | Yes: 9% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.03