Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin

Giovanni's Room

James Baldwin

fiction classics lgbtqia+ reflective sad slow-paced

159 pages | first published 1956

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Moods

emotional 100%
reflective 85%
sad 85%
dark 71%
tense 28%
adventurous 14%
challenging 14%
informative 14%
inspiring 14%
mysterious 14%

Pace

medium 71%
fast 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 40% | Yes: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Average rating

4.25