The Late Americans by Brandon Taylor

The Late Americans

Brandon Taylor

320 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective medium-paced

Description

The author of the Booker-shortlisted Real Life returns with a deeply involving new novel of young men and women at a crossroadsSeamus, Fyodor, Ivan, Noah and Fatima are running out of time to decide on their futures.In a university town in the Ame...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,138 reviews

Moods

reflective 82%
emotional 71%
dark 36%
sad 36%
challenging 31%
tense 25%
funny 9%
hopeful 9%
inspiring 2%
mysterious 2%
adventurous 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 37%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 94% | A mix: 3% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 30% | No: 24%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 56% | No: 29% | Yes: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.68

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