Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun

Kazuo Ishiguro

fiction literary science fiction emotional reflective slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2021

Description

Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2021 The #1 Sunday Times Bestseller Featured in Barack Obama's Summer Reading List 2021 ‘The Sun always has ways to reach us.' From her place in the store, Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding ob...
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Moods

reflective 81%
emotional 56%
hopeful 34%
mysterious 33%
sad 31%
challenging 19%
dark 14%
inspiring 11%
tense 7%
adventurous 5%
relaxing 5%
lighthearted 4%
funny 2%
informative 2%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 44%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 5% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 15% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 13% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 23% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 23% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.77