Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson

Lighthousekeeping

Jeanette Winterson

fiction contemporary literary reflective slow-paced

232 pages | first published 2004

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My mother called me Silver. I was born part precious metal, part pirate. Orphaned and anchorless, Silver is taken in by blind Mr. Pew, the mysterious and miraculously old keeper of the Cape Wrath lighthouse. Pew tells Silver ancient tales of longi...
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Summary of 726 reviews

Moods

reflective 82%
emotional 54%
mysterious 26%
hopeful 24%
inspiring 22%
adventurous 19%
sad 19%
challenging 12%
relaxing 10%
dark 7%
funny 3%
lighthearted 3%

Pace

medium 49%
slow 41%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 81% | A mix: 12% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 42% | N/A: 7% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 18% | Yes: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 18% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.91

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