The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan

The Ruins of Gorlan

Ranger's Apprentice #1

John Flanagan

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous fast-paced

249 pages | first published 2004

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They have always scared him in the past — the Rangers, with their dark cloaks and shadowy ways. The villagers believe the Rangers practice magic that makes them invisible to ordinary people. And now 15-year-old Will, always small for his age, has ...
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Summary of 5177 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
funny 32%
lighthearted 32%
mysterious 25%
inspiring 16%
tense 16%
emotional 11%
hopeful 11%
relaxing 8%
challenging 5%
dark 5%
reflective 3%
informative 1%
sad 1%

Pace

fast 65%
medium 30%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Character: 23% | Plot: 23%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 61% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 41% | No: 36% | It's complicated: 21%

Average rating

4.02

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