The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen

The Magic Fish

Trung Le Nguyen

fiction graphic novel lgbtqia+ young adult adventurous slow-paced

256 pages | first published 2020

Description

The book tells an intergenerational story of a mother and son struggling to relate to each other—the mother an immigrant to the United States who wants to make a home for her family in an unfamiliar country; the son trying to figure out the best w...
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Moods

emotional 90%
hopeful 76%
reflective 53%
inspiring 48%
sad 22%
adventurous 18%
lighthearted 17%
dark 8%
relaxing 8%
challenging 6%
informative 5%
funny 4%
mysterious 4%
tense 2%

Pace

medium 54%
fast 35%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 6% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 7% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | N/A: 1% | It's complicated: 0% | No: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 45% | It's complicated: 24% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 8%

Average rating

4.64