Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett

fiction classics middle grade emotional medium-paced

missing page info | first published 1910

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When Mary's parents both die in India, she is forced to travel to England to live with her uncle, Mr Craven, at Misselthwaite Manor. Mary is spoilt and bad mannered, she does not enjoy playing with other children and is very unhappy at her new hom...
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Moods

hopeful 66%
lighthearted 61%
inspiring 47%
adventurous 43%
emotional 39%
relaxing 32%
reflective 25%
mysterious 16%
funny 14%
sad 6%
challenging 2%
dark 1%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 27%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.02