The Great Godden by Meg Rosoff

The Great Godden

Meg Rosoff with Andrew Scott (Narrator)

fiction contemporary literary young adult emotional reflective medium-paced

4 hours, 10 minutes | first published 2020

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This is the story of one family, one dreamy summer.... In a holiday house by the sea, our watchful narrator sees everything, including many things they shouldn't, as their brother and sisters, parents, and older cousins fill hot days with wine...
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Summary of 789 reviews

Moods

reflective 54%
emotional 41%
lighthearted 34%
mysterious 33%
relaxing 27%
adventurous 17%
tense 17%
funny 13%
dark 12%
hopeful 9%
sad 4%
challenging 3%
inspiring 3%

Pace

medium 41%
fast 41%
slow 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

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

Strong character development?

No: 37% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 30%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 37% | No: 37% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | Yes: 9% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 14%

Average rating

3.43

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