The Dead of Night by John Marsden

The Dead of Night

Tomorrow #2

John Marsden

264 pages first pub 1994 (editions)

fiction dystopian young adult adventurous dark tense fast-paced

Description

A few months after the first fighter jets landed in their own backyard, Ellie and her five terrified but defiant friends struggle to survive amid a baffling conflict. Their families are unreachable; the mountains are now their home. When two of th...

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Community Reviews Summary of 2,103 reviews

Moods

adventurous 90%
dark 64%
tense 62%
emotional 41%
sad 27%
challenging 25%
mysterious 15%
reflective 15%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 5%
funny 3%

Pace

fast 53%
medium 38%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 30% | Character: 6% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 8%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 55% | No: 31% | It's complicated: 13%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 53% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 19%

Average rating

3.97

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