Temporary by Hilary Leichter

Temporary

Hilary Leichter

184 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary magical realism adventurous funny reflective fast-paced

Description

EIGHTEEN BOYFRIENDS, TWENTY-THREE JOBS, AND ONE GHOST WHO OCCASIONALLY POPS IN TO GIVE ADVICE: TEMPORARY CASTS A HILARIOUS AND TENDER EYE TOWARD THE STRUGGLE FOR HAPPINESS UNDER LATE CAPITALISM.In Temporary, a young woman’s workplace is the size o...

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Moods

funny 77%
adventurous 60%
reflective 56%
lighthearted 29%
mysterious 26%
emotional 22%
challenging 15%
dark 15%
sad 14%
hopeful 7%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 2%
tense 1%

Pace

fast 61%
medium 32%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Character: 32% | Plot: 19% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 39% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 31% | No: 30% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.92

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