If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha

If I Had Your Face

Frances Cha

fiction contemporary challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

288 pages | first published 2020

Description

A riveting debut novel set in contemporary Seoul, Korea, about four young women making their way in a world defined by impossible standards of beauty, after-hours room salons catering to wealthy men, ruthless social hierarchies, and K-pop mania "A...
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Moods

reflective 75%
emotional 63%
dark 43%
sad 34%
challenging 26%
informative 18%
hopeful 16%
tense 10%
funny 7%
inspiring 7%
mysterious 5%
lighthearted 2%
adventurous 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 18%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 90% | A mix: 6% | Plot: 1% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 12% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 9% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 63% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 4%

Average rating

3.86