The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

383 pages first pub 2003 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous emotional medium-paced

Description

She was born with her eyes closed and a word on her tongue, a word she could not taste. Her name was Anidori-Kiladra Talianna Isilee, Crown Princess of Kildenree, and she spent the first years of her life listening to her aunt’s stories and learni...

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Community Reviews Summary of 9,032 reviews

Moods

adventurous 92%
emotional 44%
hopeful 43%
lighthearted 31%
inspiring 24%
tense 14%
mysterious 13%
dark 11%
funny 11%
sad 10%
reflective 8%
relaxing 8%
challenging 6%

Pace

medium 66%
slow 16%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 25% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 65% | Yes: 19% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 51% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.15

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