Pure Colour by Sheila Heti

Pure Colour

Sheila Heti

fiction contemporary literary challenging reflective medium-paced

224 pages | first published 2022

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Every day, before they closed up for the night, Mira had to turn off every single lamp. This took about eleven minutes. Mostly she turned off lamps by pulling on little beaded cords. She had to be careful not to let the cord snap back and hit the ...
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Summary of 337 reviews

Moods

reflective 93%
emotional 48%
challenging 44%
sad 24%
inspiring 17%
mysterious 15%
hopeful 14%
funny 7%
relaxing 7%
dark 6%
adventurous 3%
lighthearted 2%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 45%
slow 35%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 77% | A mix: 14% | N/A: 7% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 33% | No: 21% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 25% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 8% | Yes: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 12% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.81

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