Everyman by Philip Roth


Philip Roth

182 pages first pub 2006 (editions)

fiction literary reflective sad slow-paced


There is no more decorated American writer living today than Philip Roth, the New York Times best-selling author of American Pastoral, The Human Stain, and The Plot Against America. He has won a Pulitzer Prize, two National Book Awards, two Nation...

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Community Reviews Summary of 504 reviews


reflective 92%
sad 57%
emotional 35%
dark 28%
challenging 14%
hopeful 7%
inspiring 7%
relaxing 7%


medium 60%
slow 33%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 40% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 35% | Yes: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 93% | No: 6%

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