Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin

Fever Dream

Samanta Schweblin with Megan McDowell (Translator)

fiction horror literary magical realism dark reflective slow-paced

192 pages | first published 2014

Description

Genius. --Jia Tolentino, The New YorkerSamanta Schweblin's electric story reads like a Fever Dream. --Vanity FairShortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize Experience the blazing, surreal sensation of a fever dream... A young woman named...
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Moods

dark 92%
mysterious 78%
tense 72%
challenging 40%
emotional 22%
sad 19%
reflective 16%
adventurous 2%

Pace

fast 62%
medium 21%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 47% | A mix: 30% | Character: 18% | N/A: 3%

Strong character development?

No: 56% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 6% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | No: 41% | N/A: 5% | Yes: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 55% | Yes: 17% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 39% | Yes: 33% | No: 21% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.68