The Kamogawa Food Detectives by Hisashi Kashiwai

The Kamogawa Food Detectives

The Kamogawa Food Detectives #1

Hisashi Kashiwai with Jesse Kirkwood (Translator)

201 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary mystery emotional lighthearted slow-paced

Description

The Kamogawa Food Detectives, translated from Japanese by Jesse Kirkwood, is the first book in the bestselling, mouth-watering Japanese sleuthing series for fans of Before the Coffee Gets Cold. What’s the one dish you’d do anything to taste just o...

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Moods

lighthearted 75%
relaxing 53%
emotional 46%
reflective 43%
hopeful 37%
inspiring 21%
funny 12%
mysterious 10%
informative 9%
adventurous 6%
sad 5%

Pace

medium 42%
fast 38%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 58% | A mix: 20% | Plot: 16% | N/A: 4%

Strong character development?

No: 46% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 7% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 43% | Yes: 43% | N/A: 7% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 67% | It's complicated: 14% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.74

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