This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance! by Jonathan Evison

This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

Jonathan Evison

304 pages first pub 2015 (editions) user-added

fiction contemporary emotional lighthearted medium-paced


With her husband Bernard now in the grave, seventy-nine-year-old Harriet Chance sets sail on an ill-conceived Alaskan cruise only to discover through a series of revelations that she’s been living the past sixty years of her life under entirely fa...

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Community Reviews Summary of 595 reviews


emotional 66%
reflective 60%
sad 46%
dark 40%
adventurous 26%
lighthearted 26%
challenging 13%
funny 6%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 6%
relaxing 6%
tense 6%


medium 86%
slow 6%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | No: 41% | Yes: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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