Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Tales from the Café by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Tales from the Café

Before the Coffee Gets Cold #2

Toshikazu Kawaguchi with Geoffrey Trousselot (Translator)

fiction contemporary literary magical realism emotional mysterious reflective medium-paced

192 pages | first published 2017

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In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience: the chance to travel back in time . . .From the author o...
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Moods

emotional 85%
reflective 73%
hopeful 58%
sad 39%
inspiring 37%
mysterious 19%
lighthearted 18%
relaxing 17%
adventurous 7%
funny 5%
challenging 3%
tense 2%
dark 1%

Pace

medium 53%
fast 30%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 72% | A mix: 21% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 8% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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