Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

Convenience Store Woman

Sayaka Murata with Ginny Tapley Takemori (Translator)

163 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary reflective fast-paced

Description

Keiko Furukura had always been considered a strange child, and her parents always worried how she would get on in the real world, so when she takes on a job in a convenience store while at university, they are delighted for her. For her part, in t...

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Moods

reflective 75%
funny 43%
lighthearted 32%
dark 15%
emotional 14%
sad 12%
hopeful 10%
inspiring 10%
challenging 9%
relaxing 8%
informative 4%
mysterious 4%
tense 4%
adventurous 1%

Pace

fast 59%
medium 28%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 92% | A mix: 5% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 41% | No: 28% | Yes: 28% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 34% | No: 22% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 49% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.74

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