To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara

To Paradise

Hanya Yanagihara

fiction historical literary emotional reflective medium-paced

708 pages | first published 2022

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In an alternate version of 1893 America, New York is part of the Free States, where people may live and love whomever they please (or so it seems). The fragile young scion of a distinguished family resists betrothal to a worthy suitor, drawn to a ...
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Moods

reflective 75%
emotional 73%
challenging 60%
sad 53%
dark 50%
tense 39%
mysterious 21%
hopeful 14%
adventurous 10%
inspiring 5%
funny 1%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 56%
medium 40%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 36% | Plot: 6% | N/A: 4%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 51% | Yes: 40% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 56% | Yes: 30% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 8% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.02