My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

My Year of Rest and Relaxation

Ottessa Moshfegh with Julia Whelan (Narrator)

fiction contemporary literary dark funny reflective slow-paced

7 hours, 15 minutes | first published 2018

Description

It’s the year 2000 in a city aglitter with wealth and possibility; what could be so terribly wrong? Our narrator has many of the advantages of life: Young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, she lives in an apartment on the Upper East Si...
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Moods

dark 89%
reflective 64%
funny 42%
sad 38%
emotional 33%
challenging 17%
tense 13%
mysterious 6%
hopeful 3%
relaxing 3%
inspiring 1%
lighthearted 1%
adventurous 0%
informative 0%

Pace

slow 47%
medium 41%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 94% | A mix: 3% | Plot: 1% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 48% | Yes: 27% | No: 23% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

No: 65% | It's complicated: 29% | Yes: 4% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 81% | Yes: 8% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2% | N/A: 0% | No: 0%

Average rating

3.79