Yellowface by R.F. Kuang

Yellowface

R.F. Kuang

323 pages first pub 2023 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary thriller dark tense fast-paced

Description

What’s the harm in a pseudonym? Bestselling sensation Juniper Song is not who she says she is, she didn’t write the book she claims she wrote, and she is most certainly not Asian American—in this chilling and hilariously cutting novel from the #1 ...

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Moods

dark 69%
tense 62%
reflective 39%
challenging 36%
funny 28%
mysterious 28%
emotional 25%
informative 13%
sad 7%
adventurous 4%
lighthearted 2%
inspiring 1%

Pace

fast 53%
medium 41%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 49% | A mix: 40% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

No: 49% | It's complicated: 32% | Yes: 17%

Loveable characters?

No: 80% | It's complicated: 18% | Yes: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2%

Average rating

4.1

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