Weather by Jenny Offill

Weather

Jenny Offill

224 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary challenging funny reflective fast-paced
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From the beloved author of the nationwide best seller Dept. of Speculation comes a “darkly funny and urgent” (NPR) tour de force about a family, and a nation, in crisis.Lizzie works in the library of a university where she was once a promising gra...

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Community Reviews Summary of 7,642 reviews

Moods

reflective 82%
funny 40%
dark 38%
emotional 32%
challenging 29%
sad 20%
tense 12%
informative 11%
hopeful 8%
lighthearted 6%
mysterious 5%
inspiring 4%
relaxing 3%
adventurous 1%

Pace

fast 47%
medium 30%
slow 22%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 13% | N/A: 4% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 43% | It's complicated: 35% | Yes: 17% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 30% | No: 29% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 70% | Yes: 13% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 13% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.58

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