I Am a Cat by Natsume Sōseki

I Am a Cat

I am a Cat #1-3

Natsume Sōseki with Aiko Ito (Translator)

480 pages first pub 1905 (editions)

fiction classics funny lighthearted reflective slow-paced

Description

"A nonchalant string of anecdotes and wisecracks, told by a fellow who doesn't have a name, and has never caught a mouse, and isn't much good for anything except watching human beings in action..." --The New YorkerWritten from 1904 through 1906, S...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,140 reviews

Moods

funny 72%
reflective 62%
lighthearted 53%
relaxing 18%
challenging 17%
informative 14%
emotional 11%
sad 10%
adventurous 8%
dark 5%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 3%
mysterious 2%
tense 1%

Pace

slow 80%
medium 14%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 81% | A mix: 12% | Plot: 4% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 17% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 30% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 52% | Yes: 23% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.49

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