A review by ozymandian
My Year of Rest and Relaxation, by Ottessa Moshfegh

dark funny reflective sad slow-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


while it is branded as a "red flag"-book (especially if you relate to the main character) i have to say:

i did relate to some aspects of each character introduced, in particular Reva and the unnamed narrator. It made me reflect upon my own actions and mind-set, which I believe flawed characters are there for... 

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