This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance! by Jonathan Evison

This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

Jonathan Evison

fiction contemporary emotional lighthearted medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2015

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"Evison's writing crackles on the page."* With Bernard, her husband of fifty-five years, now in the grave, seventy-eight-year-old Harriet Chance impulsively sets sail alone on an Alaskan cruise that her late husband had planned. But what Harriet ...
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emotional 66%
reflective 58%
sad 41%
adventurous 33%
dark 33%
lighthearted 25%
funny 8%
hopeful 8%
inspiring 8%
tense 8%


medium 83%
slow 8%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

No: 55% | It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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