And the Ocean Was Our Sky by Patrick Ness

And the Ocean Was Our Sky

Patrick Ness with Rovina Cai (Illustrator)

fiction fantasy young adult reflective medium-paced

160 pages | first published 2018

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With harpoons strapped to their backs, the proud whales of Bathsheba's pod live for the hunt, fighting in the ongoing war against the world of men. When they attack a ship bobbing on the surface of the Abyss, they expect to find easy prey. Instead...
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Summary of 1751 reviews

Moods

dark 62%
adventurous 50%
mysterious 50%
reflective 48%
emotional 38%
sad 32%
tense 22%
challenging 20%
inspiring 10%
hopeful 2%
informative 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 48%
fast 41%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 35% | Character: 33% | Plot: 25% | N/A: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 23% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 31% | No: 22% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 32% | No: 25% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 18%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.56

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