The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Buried Giant

Kazuo Ishiguro

fiction fantasy historical literary adventurous mysterious reflective slow-paced

336 pages | first published 2015

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From the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day The Romans have long since departed and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But, at least, the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. Axl and Be...
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Summary of 6217 reviews

Moods

mysterious 72%
reflective 70%
adventurous 58%
emotional 44%
sad 36%
challenging 20%
dark 19%
hopeful 7%
tense 6%
relaxing 5%
inspiring 4%
funny 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

slow 67%
medium 30%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Character: 34% | Plot: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 17% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.48

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