The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die: A Novel by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die: A Novel

Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

fiction contemporary emotional reflective fast-paced

141 pages | first published 2017

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A laugh-out-loud, tug-at-your-heartstrings tale of love, family, and freedom centered around three generations of Bengali women.Somlata has just married into the dynastic but declining Mitra family. At eighteen, she expects to settle into her role...
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Summary of 247 reviews

Moods

funny 53%
reflective 44%
mysterious 40%
emotional 37%
lighthearted 33%
hopeful 22%
dark 15%
tense 13%
inspiring 8%
adventurous 6%
challenging 4%
relaxing 4%
informative 2%

Pace

fast 53%
medium 40%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 58% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 19% | N/A: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 10% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 51% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | No: 39% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.7

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