Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go

Kazuo Ishiguro

fiction literary science fiction reflective slow-paced

282 pages | first published 2005

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In one of the most memorable novels of recent years, Kazuo Ishiguro imagines the lives of a group of students growing up in a darkly skewered version of contemporary England. Narrated by Kathy, now 31, Never Let Me Go hauntingly dramatises her att...
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Moods

reflective 74%
emotional 65%
sad 61%
dark 53%
mysterious 47%
challenging 22%
tense 12%
adventurous 4%
hopeful 4%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 55%
medium 39%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 17% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | It's complicated: 11% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 26% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.85