The Anomaly by Hervé Le Tellier

The Anomaly

Hervé Le Tellier with Adriana Hunter (Translator)

fiction science fiction thriller challenging mysterious medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2020

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Winner of the Goncourt Prize and now an international phenomenon, this dizzying, whip-smart novel blends crime, fantasy, sci-fi, and thriller as it plumbs the mysteries surrounding a Paris-New York flight.Who would we be if we had made different c...
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Summary of 933 reviews

Moods

mysterious 88%
reflective 49%
challenging 41%
adventurous 32%
tense 28%
dark 22%
emotional 22%
funny 16%
sad 6%
informative 5%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 25%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 27% | Character: 21%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 37% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | Yes: 25% | No: 22% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 85% | No: 7% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 38% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 27% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.83

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