Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

Convenience Store Woman

Sayaka Murata with Ginny Tapley Takemori (Translator)

fiction contemporary reflective fast-paced

163 pages | first published 2016

Description

Keiko Furukura had always been considered a strange child, and her parents always worried how she would get on in the real world, so when she takes on a job in a convenience store while at university, they are delighted for her. For her part, in t...
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Moods

reflective 74%
funny 45%
lighthearted 31%
dark 17%
emotional 15%
sad 13%
challenging 10%
hopeful 10%
inspiring 10%
relaxing 7%
informative 4%
mysterious 4%
tense 4%
adventurous 1%

Pace

fast 57%
medium 30%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 92% | A mix: 5% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 41% | Yes: 31% | No: 25% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 34% | No: 21% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.74