In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan

In Watermelon Sugar

Richard Brautigan

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fiction literary speculative fiction reflective slow-paced

97 pages | first published 1968

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iDEATH is a place where the sun shines a different colour every day and where people travel to the length of their dreams. Rejecting the violence and hate of the old gang at the Forgotten Works, they lead gentle lives in watermelon sugar. In this ...
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Moods

mysterious 59%
reflective 47%
dark 29%
challenging 21%
funny 21%
lighthearted 18%
adventurous 15%
relaxing 14%
sad 8%
emotional 7%
tense 5%
inspiring 4%
hopeful 1%

Pace

fast 41%
medium 31%
slow 26%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 34% | A mix: 32% | Plot: 22% | N/A: 10%

Strong character development?

No: 74% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 3% | Yes: 3%

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 62% | N/A: 18% | It's complicated: 13% | Yes: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 43% | It's complicated: 29% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.51

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