Trials of Death by Darren Shan

Trials of Death

Cirque du Freak #5

Darren Shan

202 pages first pub 2001 (editions)

fiction fantasy horror middle grade adventurous dark tense fast-paced

Description

The trials: seventeen ways to die unless the luck of the vampire is with you. Darren Shan must pass five fearsome Trials to prove himself to the vampires clan - or face the stakes of the Hall of Death. But Vampire Mountain holds hidden threats. Si...

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Moods

adventurous 92%
dark 72%
tense 50%
mysterious 40%
emotional 27%
challenging 19%
funny 19%
sad 18%
hopeful 6%
lighthearted 4%
informative 1%
reflective 1%

Pace

fast 73%
medium 26%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Plot: 28% | Character: 19%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 43% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 25% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | No: 29% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

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