Memorial by Bryan Washington

Memorial

Bryan Washington

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2020

Description

A funny and profound story about family in all its strange forms, joyful and hard-won vulnerability, becoming who you're supposed to be, and the limits of love. Benson and Mike are two young guys who live together in Houston. Mike is a Japanese Am...
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Moods

emotional 85%
reflective 81%
sad 50%
funny 20%
hopeful 19%
challenging 18%
tense 14%
dark 12%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 2%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%
adventurous 0%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 32%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 11% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 42% | No: 11% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 27% | No: 22% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 99% | It's complicated: 0% | No: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.74