Consider the Lilies by Iain Crichton Smith

Consider the Lilies

Iain Crichton Smith with Isobel Murray

144 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction classics historical literary slow-paced


'When she rose in the morning the house at first seemed to be the same. The sun shone through the curtains of her window. On the floor it turned to minute particles like water dancing. Nevertheless, she felt uneasy ... What had the girl said? Som...

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Community Reviews Summary of 42 reviews


emotional 66%
reflective 66%
sad 66%
dark 33%
hopeful 33%
informative 33%


slow 71%
medium 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 28% | N/A: 14% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | N/A: 28%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 16%

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