Small Pleasures by Clare Chambers

Small Pleasures

Clare Chambers

352 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction historical emotional mysterious reflective medium-paced
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1957, south-east suburbs of London.Jean Swinney is a feature writer on a local paper, disappointed in love and - on the brink of forty - living a limited existence with her truculent mother.When a young Swiss woman, Gretchen Tilbury, contacts the ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 7,768 reviews

Moods

emotional 67%
mysterious 54%
reflective 50%
sad 39%
hopeful 23%
lighthearted 15%
relaxing 12%
dark 11%
tense 7%
challenging 6%
funny 6%
inspiring 5%
adventurous 3%
informative 3%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 36%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 32% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 19% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 73% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.68

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