Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

Interior Chinatown

Charles Yu

fiction contemporary challenging funny reflective medium-paced

288 pages | first published 2020

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From the infinitely inventive author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe comes a deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play. Willis Wu doesn't...

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Moods

reflective 76%
funny 72%
challenging 47%
informative 35%
emotional 34%
hopeful 16%
adventurous 15%
sad 13%
inspiring 12%
lighthearted 11%
dark 8%
tense 4%
mysterious 2%
relaxing 0%

Pace

fast 61%
medium 35%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 69% | A mix: 21% | Plot: 8% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 7%

Average rating

4.17