The Book of Chameleons by José Eduardo Agualusa, Daniel Hahn

The Book of Chameleons

José Eduardo Agualusa, Daniel Hahn

fiction magical realism reflective slow-paced

180 pages

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The narrator of this novel is a rather charming lizard. He lives on Felix Ventura's living-room wall, Felix, the lizard's friend and hero of the story, is a man who sells pasts - if you don't like yours, he can come up with an new one for you, a n...
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Summary of 192 reviews

Moods

mysterious 60%
reflective 60%
challenging 26%
emotional 20%
adventurous 13%
dark 6%
funny 6%
hopeful 6%
informative 6%
inspiring 6%
sad 6%
tense 6%

Pace

fast 43%
medium 31%
slow 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 70% | A mix: 30%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 23%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 45% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 18%

Average rating

3.74

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