At Risk by Alice Hoffman

At Risk

Alice Hoffman

272 pages first pub 1988 (editions)

fiction contemporary magical realism emotional hopeful reflective medium-paced

Description

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Rules of Magic comes a "memorable...striking"(Village Voice) novel that vividly portrays an American family shattered by tragedy. Ivan and Polly Farrell have two bright and talented children. Eight...

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Community Reviews Summary of 306 reviews

Moods

sad 100%
emotional 75%
inspiring 50%
challenging 25%
informative 25%
reflective 25%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 25%
fast 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 75% | Yes: 25%

Average rating

3.63

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