The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

The Dutch House

Ann Patchett

fiction historical literary emotional sad medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2019

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Finalist for the Pulitzer PrizeNew York Times Bestseller A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick A New York Times Book Review Notable Book TIME Magazine's 100 Must-Read Books of 2019 Named one of the Best Books of the Year by NPR, The Washing...
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Moods

emotional 81%
reflective 79%
sad 52%
hopeful 15%
dark 11%
challenging 9%
funny 8%
mysterious 8%
inspiring 7%
tense 6%
relaxing 5%
lighthearted 2%
adventurous 1%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 36%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 82% | A mix: 15% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 85% | Yes: 8% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 9%

Average rating

4.08