People From My Neighbourhood by Hiromi Kawakami

People From My Neighbourhood

Hiromi Kawakami with Ted Goossen (Translator)

121 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary short stories funny lighthearted mysterious fast-paced

Description

Take a story and shrink it. Make it tiny, so small it can fit in the palm of your hand. Carry the story with you everywhere, let it sit with you while you eat, let it watch you while you sleep. Keep it safe, you never know when you might need it. ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,556 reviews

Moods

lighthearted 69%
funny 60%
mysterious 56%
reflective 23%
adventurous 22%
relaxing 20%
dark 13%
challenging 6%
emotional 5%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 5%

Pace

fast 63%
medium 26%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 12% | N/A: 7%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 30% | N/A: 14% | Yes: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 13% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 65% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 49% | It's complicated: 22% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 10%

Average rating

3.62

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