Libra by Don DeLillo

Libra

Don DeLillo

480 pages first pub 1988 (editions)

fiction historical reflective slow-paced
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From the author of White Noise (winner of the National Book Award) and Zero KIn this powerful, eerily convincing fictional speculation on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Don DeLillo chronicles Lee Harvey Oswald's odyssey from troubled teenag...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,117 reviews

Moods

dark 75%
tense 55%
mysterious 51%
challenging 47%
reflective 47%
informative 32%
sad 29%
emotional 22%
adventurous 16%
funny 8%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 49%
medium 46%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Character: 28% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

No: 48% | It's complicated: 46% | Yes: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 48% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.95

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