Heaven by Mieko Kawakami

Heaven

Mieko Kawakami with Sam Bett (Translator), David Boyd (Translator)

Heaven

Mieko Kawakami with Sam Bett (Translator), David Boyd (Translator)

fiction contemporary literary dark emotional sad medium-paced

175 pages | first published 2009

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From the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami, a sharp and illuminating novel about the impact of violence and the power of solidarity in our contemporary societies.“Kawakami is a writer who do...
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Summary of 2532 reviews

Moods

dark 80%
sad 73%
emotional 71%
reflective 55%
challenging 36%
tense 36%
hopeful 9%
inspiring 5%
mysterious 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 21%
slow 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 84% | A mix: 13% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | Yes: 33% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 49% | Yes: 24% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

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3.84

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