The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Committed

Viet Thanh Nguyen

fiction literary thriller dark funny slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2021

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The long-awaited new novel from one of America's most highly regarded contemporary writers, The Committed follows the Sympathizer as he arrives in Paris as a refugee. There he and his blood brother Bon try to escape their pasts and prepare for the...
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Summary of 301 reviews

Moods

dark 86%
challenging 65%
reflective 52%
funny 43%
tense 42%
emotional 41%
sad 25%
adventurous 24%
mysterious 16%
informative 12%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 37%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 55% | A mix: 42% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 56% | No: 25% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Average rating

3.99

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