The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

The Great Believers

Rebecca Makkai

fiction lgbtqia+ challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

448 pages | first published 2018

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Moods

emotional 92%
sad 83%
reflective 60%
challenging 34%
informative 29%
dark 22%
hopeful 22%
inspiring 18%
funny 7%
tense 5%
mysterious 2%
adventurous 1%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 70%
slow 22%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 45% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 2% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 4% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 6% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.43