Slumberland by Paul Beatty

Slumberland

Paul Beatty

fiction music funny reflective fast-paced

243 pages | first published 2008

Description

The breakout novel from a literary virtuoso about a disaffected Los Angeles DJ who travels to post-Wall Berlin in search of his transatlantic doppelganger.Hailed by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times as one of the best writers of his gen...
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Community Reviews

summary of 34 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

funny 100%
dark 66%
lighthearted 66%
reflective 66%
challenging 33%
emotional 33%
hopeful 33%
relaxing 33%

Pace

fast 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

No: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Average rating

3.81