A review by bill369
Nebeská tělesa, by Eleanor Catton
- Plot- or character-driven? Plot
- Strong character development? It's complicated
- Loveable characters? No
- Diverse cast of characters? No
- Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes
The characters were complex, gripping and overall perfect. Nevertheless, I didn't grow to like them. I was more interested in the plot than the characters.
Twists, illegitimate bastards, séances, past disputes and an immense amount of money missing. Contained. The plot is fabulous! I must acknowledge that it was hard getting into the book. Primarily because of the high number of characters and their detailed descriptions. However, once I remembered who each character was, I was hooked. The story has a tremendous quantity of details. I am firmly impressed by that.
Page 480, unrequited love.
Spoiler„(...) Vykládali jsme nesmysly a já plácla nějakou hloupost o neopětované lásce. A on mne zastavil a řekl, že
I was hoping the book would end with chronilogical summary of the events yet it didn't. Thankfully, this summary exists online therefore I understood what I didn't understand.
I'm proud I managed to read this book and understand the more extensive portion of it since it wasn't an easy read. I'm glad I read it because it was a personal challenge.
Graphic: Gun violence, Racial slurs, Racism, Trafficking, and Drug abuse
Moderate: Miscarriage , Addiction, Pregnancy, Sexism, Toxic friendship, and Violence
Minor: Alcohol, Blood, Classism, Drug use, Miscarriage , Murder, Sexual content, Suicide, and Suicide attempt