The Night Ship by Jess Kidd

The Night Ship

Jess Kidd

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400 pages | first published 2022

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Based on a real-life event, an epic historical novel from the award-winning author of Things in Jars that illuminates the lives of two characters: a girl shipwrecked on an island off Western Australia and, three hundred years later, a boy finding ...
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Summary of 51 reviews

Moods

dark 78%
emotional 69%
adventurous 66%
sad 66%
mysterious 51%
tense 42%
challenging 36%
informative 24%
reflective 18%
funny 9%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 6%

Pace

medium 72%
slow 24%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 67% | Character: 19% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 9%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 46% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 56% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 13%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 34% | Yes: 17%

Average rating

3.99

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