Der Himmel ist blau, die Erde ist weiß by Hiromi Kawakami

Der Himmel ist blau, die Erde ist weiß

Hiromi Kawakami with Ursula Gräfe (Translator), Kimiko Nakayama-Ziegler (Translator)

183 pages first pub 2001 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary reflective relaxing sad slow-paced

Description

Eine selbstbewusste Frau, ein weiser alter Mann, reichlich Sake, ein wenig Walfischspeck und immer wieder Lotuswurzel: Zutaten dieser faszinierend fremden, frühlingshaft zarten Liebesgeschichte aus Japan. Tsukiko ist Ende dreißig und lebt allein. ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 6,200 reviews

Moods

reflective 72%
emotional 53%
lighthearted 38%
relaxing 34%
sad 26%
hopeful 20%
funny 17%
inspiring 7%
mysterious 7%
adventurous 3%
challenging 3%
dark 1%
tense 1%

Pace

slow 47%
medium 40%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 87% | A mix: 9% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 39% | No: 32% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 64% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 8% | It's complicated: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 48% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.61

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