Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go

Kazuo Ishiguro

fiction literary science fiction reflective slow-paced

288 pages | first published 2005

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From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and morally courageous about what it means to be human.Hailsham seems ...
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Moods

reflective 74%
emotional 64%
sad 62%
dark 55%
mysterious 48%
challenging 22%
tense 13%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 4%
adventurous 3%
funny 1%
informative 1%
relaxing 1%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

slow 54%
medium 41%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 6% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 13% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 72% | It's complicated: 12% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.85