JPod by Douglas Coupland

448 pages first pub 2006 (editions)

fiction contemporary funny reflective slow-paced
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A lethal joyride into today’s new breed of technogeeks, Coupland’s forthcoming novel updatesMicroserfsfor the age of Google. Ethan Jarlewski and five co-workers whose names start with J are bureaucratically marooned in jPod. jPod is a no-escape ar...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,407 reviews

Moods

funny 96%
lighthearted 52%
dark 24%
reflective 24%
challenging 12%
mysterious 12%
adventurous 4%
emotional 4%
relaxing 4%
sad 4%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 23%
fast 23%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 33% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

No: 53% | It's complicated: 23% | Yes: 23%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | No: 26% | Yes: 26%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 38%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 41% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 25%

Average rating

3.58

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