Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun

Kazuo Ishiguro

fiction literary science fiction emotional reflective slow-paced

303 pages | first published 2021

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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 ...
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Moods

reflective 80%
emotional 56%
mysterious 37%
sad 35%
hopeful 33%
challenging 22%
dark 16%
inspiring 9%
tense 8%
adventurous 6%
relaxing 4%
lighthearted 3%
funny 2%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 47%
medium 47%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 70% | A mix: 24% | Plot: 5% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 14% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 13% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 49% | It's complicated: 24% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.85