The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

The Pull of the Stars

Emma Donoghue with Emma Lowe (Narrator)

9 hours, 6 minutes first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction historical emotional medium-paced

Description

In Dublin, 1918, a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu is a small world of work, risk, death, and unlooked-for love, in "Donoghue's best novel since Room" (Kirkus Reviews)In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,807 reviews

Moods

emotional 85%
sad 72%
dark 40%
informative 38%
reflective 29%
tense 27%
challenging 26%
inspiring 19%
hopeful 17%
adventurous 2%
funny 2%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 28%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 51% | A mix: 38% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 54% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 63% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.99

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