I Am a Cat by Soseki Natsume

I Am a Cat

I am a Cat #1-3

Soseki Natsume with Aiko Ito (Translator)

fiction classics funny lighthearted reflective slow-paced

480 pages | first published 1905

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"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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Summary of 523 reviews

Moods

funny 68%
reflective 65%
lighthearted 53%
relaxing 19%
challenging 17%
sad 14%
informative 12%
dark 10%
emotional 10%
adventurous 4%
hopeful 4%
inspiring 4%
mysterious 2%

Pace

slow 87%
medium 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 73% | A mix: 15% | N/A: 5% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 35% | No: 32% | Yes: 30% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | Yes: 24% | It's complicated: 18%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 5%

Average rating

3.53

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