Heaven by Mieko Kawakami

Heaven

Mieko Kawakami with Sam Bett (Translator), David Boyd (Translator)

192 pages first pub 2009 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary dark emotional sad medium-paced
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From the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami, a sharp and illuminating novel about the impact of violence and the power of solidarity in our contemporary societies.“Kawakami is a writer who do...

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Community Reviews Summary of 11,266 reviews

Moods

sad 78%
dark 77%
emotional 75%
reflective 50%
tense 38%
challenging 32%
hopeful 11%
inspiring 6%
mysterious 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 24%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 82% | A mix: 14% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | Yes: 33% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 51% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.79

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