fiction short stories sad slow-paced

113 pages | first published 1937

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In early 20th-century Japan, the son of lower-class goldfish sellers falls in love with the beautiful daughter of his rich patron. After he is sent away to study the science of goldfish breeding, with strict orders to return and make his patron's ...
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Moods

reflective 100%
sad 100%
challenging 50%
hopeful 50%
lighthearted 50%
mysterious 50%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 100%

Average rating

3.56