Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Pachinko

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

Pachinko

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

fiction historical literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced

511 pages | first published 2017

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Korea, 1900. Sunja, de veelgeprezen dochter van een arme maar trotse visser, valt voor een rijke vreemdeling aan de kust van haar geboortedorp. Hij belooft haar gouden bergen, maar wanneer ze zwanger wordt en ontdekt dat haar minnaar elders een ge...
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Moods

emotional 88%
reflective 72%
sad 68%
informative 37%
challenging 27%
inspiring 24%
hopeful 23%
dark 18%
tense 12%
adventurous 11%
funny 1%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 52%
slow 40%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 33% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 8% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 13% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.37

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