This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance! by Jonathan Evison

This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

Jonathan Evison

304 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

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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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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