George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl

George's Marvellous Medicine

Roald Dahl with Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

fiction childrens fantasy funny lighthearted fast-paced

120 pages | first published 1981

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George's Grandma is a grizzly, grumpy, selfish old woman with pale brown teeth and a small puckered up mouth like a dog's bottom. Four times a day she takes a large spoonful of medicine, but it doesn't seem to do her any good. She's always just as...
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Summary of 4563 reviews

Moods

funny 84%
lighthearted 79%
adventurous 41%
dark 21%
relaxing 8%
mysterious 2%
tense 2%
emotional 1%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%
reflective 1%

Pace

fast 89%
medium 9%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 51% | Character: 28% | A mix: 18% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 78% | Yes: 11% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 86% | N/A: 5% | It's complicated: 4% | Yes: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 53% | No: 37% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

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