Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami

Dance Dance Dance

The Rat #4

Haruki Murakami

393 pages first pub 1988 (editions)

fiction literary magical realism mystery dark mysterious reflective medium-paced

Description

High-class call girls billed to Mastercard. A psychic 13-year-old dropout with a passion for Talking Heads. A hunky matinee idol doomed to play dentists and teachers. A one-armed beach-combing poet, an uptight hotel clerk and one very bemused narr...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,049 reviews

Moods

mysterious 89%
reflective 55%
dark 50%
adventurous 30%
emotional 22%
tense 21%
challenging 15%
funny 13%
sad 11%
relaxing 7%
lighthearted 6%
inspiring 4%
hopeful 3%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 29%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 43% | A mix: 42% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 25% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 48% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.94

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