The Winners by Fredrik Backman

688 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary emotional medium-paced

Description

The long-awaited conclusion to the beloved New York Times bestselling and “engrossing” (People) Beartown series—which inspired an HBO series of the same name—follows the small hockey town’s residents as they grapple with change, pain, hope, and re...

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Moods

emotional 95%
sad 68%
reflective 55%
hopeful 46%
dark 34%
inspiring 31%
tense 31%
challenging 27%
funny 17%
adventurous 8%
mysterious 6%
lighthearted 2%
informative 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 64%
slow 27%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Character: 42% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 70% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 6%

Average rating

4.63

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