On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

Ocean Vuong

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective sad slow-paced

246 pages | first published 2019

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An instant New York Times Bestseller Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction ...
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Moods

emotional 90%
reflective 82%
sad 69%
dark 37%
challenging 33%
inspiring 18%
hopeful 12%
tense 12%
informative 6%
adventurous 1%
funny 1%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 42%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 9% | N/A: 2% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 10% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 38% | No: 5% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 9% | N/A: 3%

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4.18

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