Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun

Kazuo Ishiguro

307 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction dystopian literary science fiction emotional reflective slow-paced

Description

Klara and the Sun, the first novel by Kazuo Ishiguro since he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, tells the story of Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, who, from her place in the store, watches carefully t...

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Community Reviews Summary of 24,983 reviews

Moods

reflective 78%
emotional 56%
hopeful 35%
mysterious 30%
sad 30%
challenging 17%
dark 15%
inspiring 13%
tense 7%
adventurous 6%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 5%
funny 2%
informative 2%

Pace

slow 49%
medium 45%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 12%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 49% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 26% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.76

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