The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

The Great Believers

Rebecca Makkai

fiction lgbtqia+ challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

448 pages | first published 2018

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FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE IN FICTIONWINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDALWINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR FICTION WINNER OF THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDSoon to Be a Major Television Event, optio...
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Moods

emotional 94%
sad 84%
reflective 63%
challenging 40%
informative 26%
dark 23%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 14%
funny 7%
tense 5%
mysterious 2%
adventurous 1%

Pace

medium 71%
slow 18%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 46%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 85% | No: 8% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 6% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.43