Tales from the Café by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

256 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction literary magical realism emotional hopeful reflective medium-paced

Description

In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience: the chance to travel back in time . . . From the author ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 13,763 reviews

Moods

emotional 87%
reflective 72%
hopeful 58%
sad 41%
inspiring 38%
lighthearted 20%
relaxing 19%
mysterious 16%
adventurous 6%
funny 5%
challenging 3%
dark 2%
tense 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 33%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 70% | A mix: 21% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 8% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 49% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 22% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.03

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