The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

The Dutch House

Ann Patchett

fiction historical literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

337 pages | first published 2019

Edition information

Description

"Do you think it's possible to ever see the past as it actually was?" I asked my sister. We were sitting in her car, parked in front of the Dutch House, in the broad daylight of early summer.At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combine...
Browse similar books...

Plus

Book information

Content Warnings

Submitted by users as part of their reviews

Expand filter menu View summary

See all...

Community Reviews

Summary of 16196 reviews

Moods

emotional 81%
reflective 79%
sad 52%
hopeful 13%
dark 10%
challenging 8%
funny 8%
mysterious 7%
inspiring 6%
tense 6%
relaxing 5%
lighthearted 2%
adventurous 1%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 37%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 79% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 84% | Yes: 8% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 10%

Average rating

4.07

See all reviews...