Love in the Big City by Sang Young Park

Love in the Big City

Sang Young Park with Anton Hur (Translator)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ emotional reflective medium-paced

240 pages | first published 2021

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A funny, transporting, surprising, and poignant novel that was one of the highest-selling debuts of recent years in Korea, Love in the Big City tells the story of a young gay man searching for happiness in the lonely city of Seoul Love in the B...
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Summary of 719 reviews

Moods

reflective 79%
emotional 74%
sad 47%
funny 35%
dark 14%
hopeful 11%
challenging 10%
lighthearted 9%
inspiring 5%
adventurous 4%
informative 3%
tense 3%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 69%
slow 15%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 89% | A mix: 9% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 20% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 42% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 69% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.78

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