fiction contemporary hopeful reflective sad medium-paced

204 pages | first published 2016

Description

Winner of the Icelandic Literary Prize, Hotel Silence is a delightful and heartwarming new novel from Auour Ava Olafsdottir, a writer who "upends expectations" (New York Times). Told with grace, insight, and humor, this is the story of one man's s...
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Moods

hopeful 86%
reflective 79%
emotional 55%
sad 44%
dark 34%
inspiring 18%
funny 16%
adventurous 9%
mysterious 9%
lighthearted 4%
challenging 2%
relaxing 2%
tense 2%

Pace

medium 59%
slow 31%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 88% | A mix: 7% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 22% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 5%

Average rating

3.83