Bullet Train by Kōtarō Isaka

Bullet Train

Kōtarō Isaka with Sam Malissa (Translator)

fiction thriller adventurous fast-paced

384 pages | first published 2010

Description

Five killers find themselves on a bullet train from Tokyo competing for a suitcase full of money. Who will make it to the last station? An original and propulsive thriller from a Japanese bestseller.Satoshi looks like an innocent schoolboy but he ...
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summary of 68 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

adventurous 76%
mysterious 61%
tense 61%
dark 52%
funny 47%
reflective 9%
emotional 4%
sad 4%

Pace

fast 52%
medium 30%
slow 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 50% | A mix: 27% | Character: 22%

Strong character development?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 14% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

No: 36% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 27% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 16% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.76