The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman

The Sleeper and the Spindle

Neil Gaiman with Chris Riddell (Illustrator)

fiction fantasy graphic novel young adult adventurous mysterious fast-paced

68 pages | first published 2014

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A thrillingly reimagined fairy tale from the truly magical combination of author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell – weaving together a sort-of Snow White and an almost Sleeping Beauty with a thread of dark magic, which will hold readers s...
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Summary of 5447 reviews

Moods

adventurous 80%
mysterious 50%
dark 46%
lighthearted 13%
hopeful 10%
reflective 8%
funny 7%
tense 7%
inspiring 6%
relaxing 5%
challenging 3%
sad 3%
emotional 2%

Pace

fast 68%
medium 30%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 65% | A mix: 22% | Character: 9% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 49% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 11% | N/A: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 58% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 65% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 8%

Average rating

3.9

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