Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh

Homesick for Another World

Ottessa Moshfegh

fiction contemporary short stories dark funny medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2017

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A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our timeOttessa Moshfegh's debut novel Eileen was one of the literary events of 2015. Garlanded with critical ac...
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Summary of 3126 reviews

Moods

dark 89%
reflective 39%
funny 35%
mysterious 35%
tense 28%
challenging 22%
sad 17%
emotional 16%
adventurous 10%
lighthearted 3%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 24%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 71% | A mix: 19% | N/A: 4% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 31% | N/A: 11% | Yes: 6%

Loveable characters?

No: 70% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 2% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 64% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.52

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