Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer

368 pages first pub 2005 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

Description

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 boro...

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Community Reviews Summary of 24,566 reviews

Moods

emotional 88%
sad 75%
reflective 50%
adventurous 30%
funny 25%
hopeful 23%
challenging 22%
dark 19%
inspiring 19%
mysterious 18%
tense 7%
lighthearted 5%
informative 4%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 23%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 58% | A mix: 36% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 11% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 23% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.97

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