The Rachel Incident by Caroline O'Donoghue

The Rachel Incident

Caroline O'Donoghue

293 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary emotional funny reflective medium-paced

Description

A brilliantly funny novel about friends, lovers, Ireland in chaos, and a young woman desperately trying to manage all threeRachel is a student working at a bookstore when she meets James, and it’s love at first sight. Effervescent and insistently ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,561 reviews

Moods

emotional 83%
reflective 67%
funny 66%
hopeful 30%
sad 19%
lighthearted 16%
dark 10%
tense 10%
challenging 9%
inspiring 6%
adventurous 4%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 70%
fast 20%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 36% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 44% | No: 41% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 4%

Average rating

4.21

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