Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

Shanghai Girls

Shanghai Girls #1

Lisa See

fiction historical emotional slow-paced

309 pages | first published 2009

Description

Pearl and May are sisters, living carefree lives in Shanghai, the Paris of Asia. But when Japanese bombs fall on their beloved city, they set out on the journey of a lifetime, one that will take them through the Chinese countryside, in and out of ...
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Moods

emotional 90%
sad 54%
adventurous 36%
inspiring 36%
reflective 36%
challenging 27%
hopeful 27%
dark 9%
informative 9%
tense 9%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 36%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 12%

Average rating

3.69