Apartment by Teddy Wayne

Apartment

Teddy Wayne

208 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary reflective sad slow-paced

Description

In 1996, the unnamed narrator of Teddy Wayne's Apartment is attending the MFA writing program at Columbia on his father's dime and living in an illegal sublet of a rent-stabilized apartment. Feeling guilty about his good fortune, he offers his spa...

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Community Reviews Summary of 456 reviews

Moods

reflective 57%
sad 55%
emotional 48%
tense 37%
dark 22%
challenging 12%
funny 12%
mysterious 7%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 3%
lighthearted 3%
informative 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 45%
medium 42%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 90% | A mix: 9%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 31% | No: 27%

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 89% | Yes: 6% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.67

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