The Hole We're in by Gabrielle Zevin

The Hole We're in

Gabrielle Zevin

fiction contemporary emotional reflective slow-paced

283 pages | first published 2010

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From award winning writer Gabrielle Zevin comes a biting, powerful, and deliciously entertaining novel about an American family and their misguided efforts to stay afloat--spiritually, morally and financially. Meet the Pomeroys: a church-going fam...
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Summary of 76 reviews


dark 75%
reflective 75%
emotional 50%
sad 25%


medium 50%
slow 25%
fast 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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