Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

Rules of Civility

Amor Towles

fiction historical reflective relaxing medium-paced

335 pages | first published 2011

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A sophisticated and entertaining debut novel about an irresistible young woman with an uncommon sense of purpose. Set in New York City in 1938, Rules of Civility tells the story of a watershed year in the life of an uncompromising twenty-five-year...
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Summary of 7059 reviews

Moods

reflective 79%
emotional 44%
hopeful 27%
funny 20%
relaxing 20%
lighthearted 18%
adventurous 17%
inspiring 15%
sad 13%
mysterious 8%
informative 4%
challenging 3%
dark 2%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 64%
slow 26%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 72% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 73% | Yes: 16% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.05

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