The Ensemble by Aja Gabel

The Ensemble

Aja Gabel

fiction contemporary music emotional reflective slow-paced

339 pages | first published 2018

Description

The addictive debut novel about four young friends navigating the cutthroat world of music and their complex relationships with each other, as ambition, passion, and love intertwine over the course of their lives.Brit is the second violinist, a be...
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Moods

reflective 84%
emotional 80%
hopeful 32%
relaxing 16%
inspiring 12%
sad 12%
funny 8%
adventurous 4%
informative 4%
lighthearted 4%
tense 4%

Pace

slow 52%
medium 48%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 13% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 18%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

Average rating

3.62