Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan

Exciting Times

Naoise Dolan

277 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ literary funny reflective medium-paced

Description

When you leave Ireland aged 22 to spend your parents’ money, it’s called a gap year. When Ava leaves Ireland aged 22 to make her own money, she’s not sure what to call it, but it involves:– a badly-paid job in Hong Kong, teaching English grammar t...

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Moods

reflective 74%
funny 51%
emotional 40%
lighthearted 19%
sad 12%
challenging 9%
dark 9%
relaxing 7%
tense 7%
hopeful 5%
adventurous 3%
informative 2%
inspiring 2%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 35%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 92% | A mix: 5% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 30% | Yes: 28%

Loveable characters?

No: 44% | It's complicated: 36% | Yes: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 58% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Average rating

3.42

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