fiction classics short stories adventurous reflective slow-paced

64 pages | first published 2018

Description

'Oh the cruelty of time, that destroys all things!'Beguiling, strange and hair-raising tales from early 20th century Japan: Nagai's Behind the Prison, Uno's Closet LLB and Akutagawa's deeply macabre General Kim.Penguin Modern: fifty new books cele...
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Community Reviews

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Moods

reflective 78%
funny 42%
emotional 35%
dark 28%
relaxing 28%
adventurous 14%
informative 7%
lighthearted 7%
sad 7%

Pace

medium 40%
fast 33%
slow 26%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | A mix: 25% | N/A: 25%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | N/A: 20% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 40% | N/A: 10% | Yes: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 20% | Yes: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | N/A: 20% | It's complicated: 10%

Average rating

3.19