The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

The Serpent King

Jeff Zentner

fiction young adult emotional reflective sad slow-paced

384 pages

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Dill's father is in jail for an unspeakable crime. Shunned by the neighbours in their small religious Tennessee town, Dill and his mother try to make ends meet. Dill's only respite from poverty and prejudice are his two friends: Lydia and Trav...
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Summary of 2224 reviews

Moods

emotional 90%
sad 72%
reflective 46%
hopeful 45%
dark 33%
challenging 32%
inspiring 29%
funny 17%
tense 16%
adventurous 6%
relaxing 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 20%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 74% | A mix: 26%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | No: 5% | It's complicated: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 13% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.14

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