fiction contemporary hopeful reflective sad medium-paced

149 pages | first published 2016

Description

A funny, wistful and utterly beguiling novel about a man whose life is falling apart, and how he learns to put it back together JÓNAS FEELS LIKE HIS LIFE IS OVER. His wife has left him, his mother is slipping deeper into dementia, and his da...
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Moods

hopeful 86%
reflective 83%
emotional 61%
sad 47%
dark 36%
funny 19%
inspiring 19%
mysterious 11%
adventurous 8%
challenging 2%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%
tense 2%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 35%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 10% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 22% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 6%

Average rating

3.83