Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li

Number One Chinese Restaurant

Lillian Li

fiction contemporary emotional reflective slow-paced

290 pages | first published 2018

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The popular Beijing Duck House in Rockville, Maryland has been serving devoted regulars for decades, but behind the staff's professional smiles simmer tensions, heartaches and grudges from decades of bustling restaurant life.Owner Jimmy Han has am...
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Moods

reflective 50%
emotional 47%
tense 32%
dark 30%
sad 27%
funny 20%
lighthearted 15%
hopeful 12%
challenging 10%
mysterious 10%
inspiring 2%

Pace

medium 48%
slow 41%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 78% | A mix: 15% | N/A: 3% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 31% | No: 26%

Loveable characters?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 77% | No: 11% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.01

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