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

256 pages | first published 2019

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Moods

emotional 91%
reflective 82%
sad 70%
dark 38%
challenging 36%
inspiring 18%
hopeful 12%
tense 12%
informative 5%
mysterious 2%
funny 1%
relaxing 1%
adventurous 0%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

slow 53%
medium 41%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 87% | A mix: 7% | N/A: 3% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 8% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 40% | 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: 66% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 8% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.18