Looking for Alaska by John Green

Looking for Alaska

John Green

fiction young adult emotional sad medium-paced

234 pages | first published 2005

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Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave “the Great Perhaps” even more (Francois Rabelais, poet). He heads off to t...
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Moods

emotional 79%
sad 62%
reflective 45%
mysterious 37%
adventurous 36%
dark 33%
funny 30%
inspiring 18%
hopeful 16%
tense 12%
challenging 11%
lighthearted 8%
informative 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 26%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 29% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 44% | No: 36% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 7% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.78

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