Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer

fiction contemporary historical literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

368 pages | first published 2005

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A funny, uplifting novel about a boy's journey through New York in the aftermath of September 11th from one of today's most celebrated writers. Nine-year-old Oskar Schell embarks on an urgent, secret mission that will take him through the five ...
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Moods

emotional 90%
sad 70%
reflective 45%
adventurous 30%
challenging 23%
hopeful 23%
dark 22%
funny 22%
mysterious 19%
inspiring 18%
lighthearted 5%
tense 5%
informative 3%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 23%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 59% | A mix: 35% | Plot: 3% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 9% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 58% | Yes: 23% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 21% | N/A: 3%

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3.99

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