If Cats Disappeared From The World by Genki Kawamura

If Cats Disappeared From The World

Genki Kawamura with Eric Selland (Translator)

202 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

fiction contemporary magical realism emotional reflective sad medium-paced

Description

Our narrator’s days are numbered. Estranged from his family, living alone with only his cat Cabbage for company, he was unprepared for the doctor’s diagnosis that he has only months to live. But before he can set about tackling his bucket list, th...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,358 reviews

Moods

reflective 83%
emotional 72%
sad 57%
inspiring 31%
hopeful 26%
funny 20%
lighthearted 16%
dark 8%
relaxing 7%
challenging 6%
mysterious 4%
adventurous 3%
informative 1%
tense 1%

Pace

medium 40%
fast 36%
slow 23%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 69% | A mix: 22% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 17% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 59% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 13% | It's complicated: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 7% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.67

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