A Summer Beyond Your Reach by Xia Jia

A Summer Beyond Your Reach

Xia Jia with R.F. Kuang (Translator), Ken Liu (Translator), Emily Jin (Translator), Carmen Yiling Yan (Translator)

281 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction science fiction short stories adventurous slow-paced
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Contents* Introduction by Ken Liu* Six Views of a Spring Festival* The Psychology Game* Up in the Air* Meeting Anna* On Miluo River* A Time Beyond Your Reach* Tick-Tock* Eternal Summer Dream* Heat Island* Duet of Love* Light of Their Days* All You...

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Community Reviews Summary of 28 reviews


emotional 100%
reflective 100%
sad 44%
adventurous 33%
challenging 33%
hopeful 33%
mysterious 22%
funny 11%
relaxing 11%
tense 11%


slow 50%
medium 40%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 25% | N/A: 25%

Strong character development?

N/A: 37% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 25% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 28%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 25% | No: 12%

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