Things We Lost to the Water by Eric Nguyen

Things We Lost to the Water

Eric Nguyen

fiction lgbtqia+ literary emotional reflective medium-paced

304 pages | first published 2021

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A stunning debut novel about an immigrant Vietnamese family who settle in New Orleans and struggle to remain connected to one another as their lives are inextricably reshaped. When Huong arrives in New Orleans with her two young sons, she is joble...
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Summary of 881 reviews

Moods

emotional 90%
reflective 74%
sad 57%
challenging 21%
dark 18%
hopeful 18%
tense 18%
inspiring 9%
adventurous 8%
informative 4%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 27%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 79% | A mix: 19% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 42% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.83

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