Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

429 pages first pub 1986 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous funny lighthearted medium-paced

Description

This entrancing classic fantasy novel is filled with surprises at every turn. An international bestseller, this much-loved book is the source for the Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature.Sophie has the great misfortune of being the elde...

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Community Reviews Summary of 48,573 reviews

Moods

adventurous 91%
lighthearted 80%
funny 71%
mysterious 28%
hopeful 23%
relaxing 23%
emotional 14%
inspiring 14%
reflective 4%
tense 2%
challenging 1%
dark 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 31%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Character: 29% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 48% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.27

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