Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun

Kazuo Ishiguro with sura siu (Narrator)

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fiction literary science fiction emotional reflective slow-paced

10 hours, 16 minutes | first published 2021

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Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully ...
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Moods

reflective 81%
emotional 56%
hopeful 34%
mysterious 33%
sad 31%
challenging 19%
dark 14%
inspiring 11%
tense 7%
adventurous 5%
relaxing 5%
lighthearted 4%
funny 2%
informative 2%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 44%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 5% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 15% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 13% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 23% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 23% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.77