La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman

546 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious medium-paced

Description

Malcolm Polstead is the kind of boy who notices everything but is not much noticed himself. And so perhaps it was inevitable that he would become a spy...Malcolm's father runs an inn called the Trout, on the banks of the river Thames, and all of O...

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Community Reviews Summary of 10,405 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
mysterious 53%
dark 43%
tense 40%
emotional 30%
hopeful 18%
inspiring 9%
challenging 8%
reflective 5%
funny 4%
lighthearted 3%
sad 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 25%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Plot: 37% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | Yes: 19% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 67% | Yes: 16% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.09

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