Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Jamie Ford

fiction historical romance emotional reflective slow-paced

290 pages | first published 2009

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In 1986, Henry Lee joins a crowd outside the Panama Hotel, once the gateway to Seattle's Japantown. It has been boarded up for decades, but now the new owner has discovered the belongings of Japanese families who were sent to internment camps duri...

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Moods

emotional 100%
sad 90%
reflective 80%
hopeful 50%
informative 30%
inspiring 30%
challenging 10%
dark 10%
tense 10%

Pace

medium 90%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 75% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 88% | N/A: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 14% | No: 14%

Average rating

3.81