Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt

Remarkably Bright Creatures

Shelby Van Pelt

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360 pages | first published 2022

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A charming, witty, and compulsively readable exploration of friendship, reckoning, and hope that traces a widow's unlikely connection with a giant pacific octopus.After Tova Sullivan's husband died, she began working the night shift at the Sowell ...
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Summary of 2491 reviews

Moods

emotional 85%
hopeful 67%
reflective 45%
funny 32%
inspiring 32%
lighthearted 30%
sad 23%
mysterious 20%
adventurous 11%
relaxing 8%
informative 7%
challenging 3%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 74%
slow 12%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | A mix: 42% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 44% | No: 41% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.44

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