Rouge by Mona Awad

Rouge

Mona Awad

372 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction horror literary dark mysterious tense medium-paced
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Description

From the critically acclaimed author of Bunny comes a horror-tinted, gothic fairy tale about a lonely dress shop clerk whose mother’s unexpected death sends her down a treacherous path in pursuit of youth and beauty.Can she escape her mother’s fat...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,973 reviews

Moods

dark 93%
mysterious 85%
tense 49%
emotional 41%
reflective 27%
challenging 22%
sad 22%
funny 11%
adventurous 10%
hopeful 3%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 30%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 36% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 31% | Yes: 19%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 55% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.78

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