Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

Young Mungo

Douglas Stuart

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary dark emotional sad medium-paced

400 pages | first published 2022

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Douglas Stuart's first novel Shuggie Bain is one of the most successful literary debuts of the century so far. It was awarded the 2020 Booker Prize, and is now published or forthcoming in 40 territories, having already sold more than a million cop...
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Summary of 745 reviews

Moods

dark 87%
emotional 86%
sad 81%
tense 51%
challenging 49%
reflective 31%
hopeful 12%
funny 4%
adventurous 3%
inspiring 3%
informative 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 73%
slow 20%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 59% | A mix: 38% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 43% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 40% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.42

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