Deeplight by Frances Hardinge

Deeplight

Frances Hardinge

448 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

Description

The gods are dead. Decades ago, they turned on one another and tore each other apart. Nobody knows why. But are they really gone forever? When 15-year-old Hark finds the still-beating heart of a terrifying deity, he risks everything to keep it o...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,115 reviews

Moods

adventurous 93%
mysterious 73%
dark 53%
tense 36%
emotional 27%
hopeful 13%
reflective 11%
challenging 10%
inspiring 10%
sad 7%
funny 3%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 19%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Character: 19% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 61% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 4%

Average rating

4.08

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