Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Before the Coffee Gets Cold

Before the Coffee Gets Cold #1

Toshikazu Kawaguchi with Geoffrey Trousselot (Translator)

224 pages first pub 2015 (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.In Before the Coffee G...

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Moods

emotional 82%
reflective 68%
hopeful 52%
sad 39%
inspiring 32%
lighthearted 19%
mysterious 18%
relaxing 16%
adventurous 7%
funny 5%
challenging 4%
tense 2%
dark 1%

Pace

medium 52%
fast 26%
slow 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 12% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 40% | No: 38% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 4%

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3.8

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