The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida by Clarissa Goenawan

The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida

Clarissa Goenawan

fiction contemporary emotional mysterious reflective medium-paced

288 pages | first published 2020

Description

From the critically acclaimed author of Rainbirds comes a novel of tragedy and dark histories set in Japan.University sophomore Miwako Sumida has hanged herself, leaving those closest to her reeling. In the months before her suicide, she was hidin...
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Moods

mysterious 72%
emotional 70%
reflective 57%
sad 56%
dark 52%
challenging 20%
tense 8%
adventurous 6%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 6%
relaxing 6%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 20%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 59% | A mix: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 10% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 81% | No: 10% | N/A: 5% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 5% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.83