Acts of Desperation by Megan Nolan

Acts of Desperation

Megan Nolan

300 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary dark emotional reflective medium-paced
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Heralding the arrival of “a huge literary talent” (Karl Ove Knausgaard), Megan Nolan’s riveting debut is “a blistering anti-romance” (Catherine Lacey) about love addiction and what it does to us.Wouldn’t I do anything to reverse my loss, the absen...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,620 reviews

Moods

dark 85%
emotional 69%
reflective 60%
sad 54%
tense 33%
challenging 31%
hopeful 3%
mysterious 2%
adventurous 1%
funny 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 32%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 92% | A mix: 6%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 40% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 84% | N/A: 6% | Yes: 4% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 98% | It's complicated: 1%

Average rating

3.84

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