Lie with Me by Philippe Besson

Lie with Me

Philippe Besson with Molly Ringwald (Translator)

160 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

Description

The Advocate's Best Gay Novel of 2019 A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice O, The Oprah Magazine's Best LGBTQ Books That'll Change the Literary Landscape in 2019 The Wall Street Journal's Ten Books You'll Want to Read this Spring Out's Bes...

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Community Reviews Summary of 3,937 reviews

Moods

emotional 91%
sad 84%
reflective 66%
dark 15%
challenging 9%
tense 8%
inspiring 7%
hopeful 5%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 2%
adventurous 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 48%
fast 41%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 13% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 30% | No: 19% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 5% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 9% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.19

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