fiction fantasy magical realism dark slow-paced

732 pages | first published 2009

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"The Gray House is enigmatic and fantastical, comic and postmodern...Rowling meets Rushdie via Tartt...Nothing short of life-changing." --The GuardianThe Gray House is an astounding tale of how what others understand as liabilities can be leverage...
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Community Reviews

Summary of 348 reviews

Moods

mysterious 95%
dark 77%
emotional 55%
reflective 52%
sad 42%
adventurous 35%
challenging 30%
funny 27%
tense 17%
hopeful 12%
inspiring 12%
relaxing 5%

Pace

slow 77%
medium 20%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 42% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 12%

Average rating

4.17

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