Strange Flowers by Donal Ryan

Strange Flowers

Donal Ryan

fiction contemporary emotional reflective slow-paced

208 pages | first published 2020

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In 1973 Moll Gladney goes missing from the Tipperary hillside where she was born. Slowly her parents, Paddy and Kit, begin to accept that she’s gone forever. But she returns, changed, and with a few surprises for her family and neighbours.Nothing ...
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Summary of 197 reviews

Moods

emotional 86%
reflective 81%
sad 56%
mysterious 27%
hopeful 25%
challenging 18%
dark 11%
inspiring 9%
tense 6%
funny 4%

Pace

slow 47%
medium 43%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 77% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 38% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 5% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.74

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