fiction mystery young adult dark lighthearted fast-paced

274 pages | first published 2001

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MI6 assigns Alex Rider, 14, undercover at an elite prep school for teen rebels after two fathers are assassinated. Principal Dr Grief and vicious cigar-smoking Mrs Stellenbosch are the only teachers. All the students act studious, perfect - and id...
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Moods

adventurous 100%
mysterious 64%
tense 48%
dark 25%
lighthearted 20%
funny 15%
challenging 7%
emotional 5%
relaxing 5%
sad 5%
hopeful 2%
inspiring 2%
reflective 2%

Pace

fast 82%
medium 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 57% | A mix: 39% | Character: 3%

Strong character development?

No: 54% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 17% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | It's complicated: 11% | Yes: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 78% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.84