Natural Beauty by Ling Ling Huang

Natural Beauty

Ling Ling Huang

272 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction horror literary dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

Sly, surprising, and razor-sharp, Natural Beauty follows a young musician into an elite, beauty-obsessed world where perfection comes at a staggering cost.Our narrator produces a sound from the piano no one else at the Conservatory can. She employ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 2,341 reviews

Moods

dark 95%
mysterious 67%
tense 60%
emotional 32%
challenging 23%
sad 23%
reflective 22%
adventurous 6%
funny 4%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 33%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 23% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 26% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 18%

Average rating

4.0

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