The Great Godden by Meg Rosoff

The Great Godden

Meg Rosoff

256 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary young adult emotional reflective medium-paced
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This is the story of one family, one dreamy summer – the summer when everything changes. In a holiday house by the sea, in a big, messy family, one teenager watches as brothers and sisters, parents and older cousins fill hot days with wine and gam...

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Moods

reflective 55%
emotional 41%
mysterious 35%
lighthearted 32%
relaxing 29%
tense 17%
adventurous 15%
dark 14%
funny 11%
hopeful 10%
sad 6%
challenging 3%
inspiring 3%

Pace

fast 43%
medium 38%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 9% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 39% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 30%

Loveable characters?

No: 38% | It's complicated: 36% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | Yes: 11% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 16%

Average rating

3.38

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