The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson

The Bookseller

Cynthia Swanson

missing duration info Add in missing duration information first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical reflective slow-paced

Description

A provocative and hauntingly powerful debut novel, The Bookseller follows a woman in the 1960s who wrestles to reconcile her daily life as a single bookstore owner with the alternate reality she suddenly begins to dream about each night, in which ...

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Moods

reflective 70%
emotional 67%
mysterious 50%
sad 44%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 17%
tense 14%
adventurous 11%
challenging 11%
dark 5%
funny 2%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 25%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 59% | A mix: 33% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 57% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 48% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 24%

Average rating

3.52

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