Flights by Olga Tokarczuk

Flights

Olga Tokarczuk with Jennifer Croft (Translator)

416 pages first pub 2007 (editions)

fiction literary magical realism short stories adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

Description

A visionary work of fiction by “A writer on the level of W. G. Sebald” (Annie Proulx)From the incomparably original Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk, Flights interweaves reflections on travel with an in-depth exploration of the human body, broaching l...

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Moods

reflective 83%
challenging 61%
adventurous 38%
informative 28%
mysterious 25%
emotional 21%
inspiring 16%
dark 13%
funny 9%
sad 8%
hopeful 6%
relaxing 5%
lighthearted 4%
tense 3%

Pace

slow 60%
medium 35%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 37% | N/A: 30% | Character: 25% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 41% | No: 33% | N/A: 19% | Yes: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 21% | N/A: 16% | Yes: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 14% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 31% | No: 28% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 17%

Average rating

3.79

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