The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel

The Glass Hotel

Emily St. John Mandel

fiction literary challenging mysterious reflective slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2020

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From the award-winning author of Station Eleven, a captivating novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implode...
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Summary of 9228 reviews

Moods

mysterious 74%
reflective 61%
dark 48%
emotional 38%
sad 31%
challenging 20%
tense 17%
adventurous 11%
informative 2%
hopeful 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 47%
slow 44%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 21%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | No: 42% | Yes: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 59% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.69

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