Almond by Sohn Won-pyung

Almond

Sohn Won-pyung with Sandy Joosun Lee (Translator)

259 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction contemporary young adult emotional reflective sad fast-paced

Description

This story is, in short, about a monster meeting another monster.One of the monsters is me.Yunjae was born with a brain condition called Alexithymia that makes it hard for him to feel emotions like fear or anger. He does not have friends-the two a...

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Community Reviews Summary of 8,314 reviews

Moods

emotional 82%
reflective 69%
sad 48%
hopeful 38%
inspiring 30%
dark 28%
challenging 17%
tense 15%
informative 12%
funny 9%
lighthearted 8%
adventurous 4%
mysterious 3%
relaxing 3%

Pace

fast 54%
medium 39%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 81% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 51% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.18

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