Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Pachinko

Min Jin Lee with Ineke Lenting (Translator), Paul van der Lecq (Translator)

512 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction historical literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

Description

Een generaties omspannend verhaal over een Koreaanse familie die een nieuw leven opbouwt in JapanKorea, 1900. Sunja, de veelgeprezen dochter van een arme maar trotse visser, valt voor een rijke vreemdeling aan de kust van haar geboortedorp. Hij be...

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Moods

emotional 88%
reflective 71%
sad 68%
informative 37%
challenging 28%
inspiring 24%
hopeful 23%
dark 18%
tense 13%
adventurous 11%
funny 1%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 39%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 32% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 8% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.37

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