In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

In the Dream House

Carmen Maria Machado

247 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

nonfiction lgbtqia+ memoir dark emotional reflective medium-paced


A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties In the Dream House is Carmen Maria Machado's engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad, and a bold dissection of the me...

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emotional 85%
dark 76%
reflective 73%
sad 51%
challenging 50%
tense 38%
informative 28%
hopeful 13%
inspiring 11%
funny 5%
mysterious 3%
adventurous 1%


medium 57%
fast 31%
slow 10%

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