Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go

Kazuo Ishiguro

fiction dystopian literary science fiction emotional reflective sad slow-paced

263 pages | first published 2005

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Kazuo Ishiguro has been acclaimed in the Sunday Times for 'extending the possibilities of fiction'. In Never Let Me Go he has fashioned another remarkable story - a story of love, loss and hidden truths - that takes its place among his finest work...
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Summary of 47018 reviews

Moods

reflective 72%
emotional 67%
sad 65%
dark 55%
mysterious 46%
challenging 23%
tense 12%
hopeful 5%
adventurous 4%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 2%
funny 1%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 53%
medium 42%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 29% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | It's complicated: 12% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 27% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.86

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