What I Loved by Siri Hustvedt

What I Loved

Siri Hustvedt

fiction Art Contemporary
emotional reflective slow-paced

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This is the story of two men who first become friends in 1970s New York, of the women in their lives, of their sons, born the same year, and of how relations between the two families become strained, first by tragedy, then by a monstrous duplicity which comes slowly and corrosively to the surface.

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summary of 156 ratings (see reviews)


challenging 100%
dark 100%
emotional 100%
sad 66%
mysterious 33%
reflective 33%


slow 66%
medium 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters centre-stage?

Yes: 100%

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