Before We Say Goodbye by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Before We Say Goodbye

Before the Coffee Gets Cold #4

Toshikazu Kawaguchi with Geoffrey Trousselot (Translator)

175 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction literary magical realism emotional hopeful reflective medium-paced

Description

The million-copy bestselling seriesToshikazu Kawaguchi’s poignant Before we say goodbye, translated from Japanese by Geoffrey Trousselot, explores the age-old question: what would you do if you could travel back in time? More importantly, who woul...

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Community Reviews Summary of 2,222 reviews

Moods

emotional 89%
reflective 71%
hopeful 52%
sad 49%
inspiring 30%
lighthearted 20%
relaxing 16%
mysterious 8%
challenging 5%
adventurous 4%
funny 3%
tense 3%
dark 2%
informative 1%

Pace

fast 48%
medium 41%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 72% | A mix: 19% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 42% | No: 36% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 9%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 9% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.98

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