Herzog by Saul Bellow

Herzog

Saul Bellow

fiction classics challenging reflective slow-paced

400 pages | first published 1964

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In one of his finest achievements, Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow presents a multifaceted portrait of a modern-day hero, a man struggling with the complexity of existence and longing for redemption. A Penguin Classic This is the story of Moses He...
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Summary of 385 reviews

Moods

reflective 72%
challenging 63%
dark 36%
emotional 36%
inspiring 36%
funny 27%
adventurous 18%
informative 18%
sad 18%
hopeful 9%
relaxing 9%

Pace

slow 72%
medium 27%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 83% | A mix: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Loveable characters?

No: 44% | It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 62% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Average rating

3.43

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