The Pact by Jodi Picoult

The Pact

Jodi Picoult

fiction literary emotional reflective fast-paced

512 pages | first published 1998

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For eighteen years the Hartes and the Golds have lived next door to each other, sharing everything from Chinese food to chicken pox to carpool duty—they've grown so close it seems they have always been a part of each other's lives. Parents and chi...
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Summary of 7436 reviews

Moods

emotional 81%
dark 68%
sad 68%
tense 48%
reflective 42%
challenging 30%
mysterious 28%
hopeful 7%
informative 2%
adventurous 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 66%
slow 18%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 40% | Character: 37% | Plot: 21%

Strong character development?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 17% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 37% | No: 17% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | Yes: 9% | N/A: 8% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 4% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.88

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