Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun

Kazuo Ishiguro

303 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction dystopian literary science fiction emotional reflective slow-paced

Description

From the best-selling author of Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day, a stunning new novel—his first since winning the Nobel Prize in Literature—about the wondrous, mysterious nature of the human heart. From her place in the store, Klara, an...

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Community Reviews Summary of 42,587 reviews

Moods

reflective 77%
emotional 57%
hopeful 36%
sad 31%
mysterious 30%
challenging 17%
dark 15%
inspiring 14%
adventurous 7%
tense 7%
lighthearted 6%
relaxing 5%
funny 2%
informative 2%

Pace

slow 47%
medium 46%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 48% | Yes: 22% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 26% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.75

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