Descent of Man by T. Coraghessan Boyle

Descent of Man

T. Coraghessan Boyle

fiction short stories funny reflective medium-paced

240 pages | first published 1979

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In seventeen slices of life that defy the expected and launch us into the absurd, T.C. Boyle offers his unique view of the world. A primate-center researcher becomes romantically involved with a chimp; a Norse poet overcomes bard-block; collectors...
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Moods

dark 100%
reflective 100%

Pace

slow 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

No: 100%

Loveable characters?

No: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 100%

Average rating

3.6