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Heaven by Mieko Kawakami

justakid's review against another edition

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challenging dark sad tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.0

mariana_ramos's review against another edition

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challenging dark emotional hopeful reflective sad tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

5.0

lu_r0's review

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challenging dark emotional reflective sad tense
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character

4.25

toribarn's review against another edition

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3.0

I liked this book overall, but found certain aspects of the plot jumbled or unfinished. It’s a beautiful and heartbreaking story with great language and simple writing.

ramennoodsnoods's review against another edition

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  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated

4.25

arumbawangi's review against another edition

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dark sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes

4.0

cactusflower24's review against another edition

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challenging dark emotional sad medium-paced

3.75

jemin's review against another edition

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dark emotional reflective sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.5

no hate but im not so sure about this one sumi...
haha jk it was fine and poetic but i wasnt the biggest fan of the actual plot 

martinaschmid's review against another edition

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challenging dark sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? N/A
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

2.5

sleeplord's review against another edition

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dark emotional sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.75