Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

Kathleen Rooney

fiction historical reflective medium-paced

287 pages | first published 2017

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It’s the last day of 1984, and 85-year-old Lillian Boxfish is about to take a walk.As she traverses a grittier Manhattan, a city anxious after an attack by a still-at-large subway vigilante, she encounters bartenders, bodega clerks, chauffeurs, se...
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Summary of 1599 reviews

Moods

reflective 88%
funny 42%
emotional 41%
inspiring 30%
lighthearted 24%
hopeful 23%
adventurous 20%
sad 11%
informative 10%
challenging 5%
dark 3%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 48%
slow 46%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 98% | A mix: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.82

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