Memorial by Bryan Washington

Memorial

Bryan Washington

303 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective medium-paced

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 Ame...

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Moods

emotional 85%
reflective 79%
sad 49%
funny 20%
hopeful 18%
challenging 16%
tense 14%
dark 10%
inspiring 4%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 2%
adventurous 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 31%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 12% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 41% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 31% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.7

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