We, The Drowned by Carsten Jensen

We, The Drowned

Carsten Jensen with Charlotte Barslund (Translator), Emma Ryder (Translator)

fiction historical emotional reflective sad slow-paced

678 pages | first published 2006

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AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERA THRILLING EPIC TALE OF THE SEA"We, the Drowned sets sail beyond the narrow channels of the seafaring genre and approaches Tolstoy in its evocation of war's confusion, its power to stun victors and vanquished alike . . ...
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Moods

adventurous 85%
emotional 71%
dark 57%
reflective 57%
sad 46%
challenging 28%
funny 17%
inspiring 14%
tense 14%
hopeful 10%
informative 10%
lighthearted 3%
mysterious 3%
relaxing 3%

Pace

slow 72%
medium 27%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Character: 37% | Plot: 12% | N/A: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | Yes: 30% | No: 21%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 13%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 25%

Average rating

4.1