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592 pages | first published 2016

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From the author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Jacob and Julia Bloch have a problem - several problems, in fact. While they've been coaxing Jacob's grandfather into a retirement home, bracing themselves ...
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Summary of 1387 reviews

Moods

reflective 84%
emotional 71%
sad 48%
funny 41%
challenging 38%
hopeful 17%
dark 15%
inspiring 12%
tense 7%
adventurous 5%
informative 5%
lighthearted 2%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

slow 61%
medium 35%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 74% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 6% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 61% | Yes: 19% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 6%

Average rating

3.65

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