Irma Voth by Miriam Toews

Irma Voth

Miriam Toews

272 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

fiction contemporary emotional reflective slow-paced

Description

The stifling, reclusive life of nineteen-year-old Irma Voth, recently married and more recently deserted, is turned on its head when a film crew moves in to make a movie about the strict religious community in which she and her family live.

Community Reviews Summary of 292 reviews

Moods

emotional 73%
reflective 60%
sad 46%
hopeful 40%
tense 40%
challenging 33%
adventurous 26%
funny 26%
inspiring 13%
mysterious 13%
dark 6%
informative 6%

Pace

medium 68%
fast 25%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Average rating

3.67

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