Broken Man on a Halifax Pier by Lesley Choyce

Broken Man on a Halifax Pier

Lesley Choyce

328 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction romance reflective medium-paced
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A tale of one man’s shipwrecked life and an unlikely crew of rescuers.Fifty-five-year-old Charles Howard has lost his long-time journalism job and has been swindled out of his life savings. Standing by the edge of Halifax Harbour on a foggy mornin...

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emotional 75%
funny 50%
reflective 50%
challenging 25%
hopeful 25%
sad 25%
tense 25%


medium 100%

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Character: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

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