The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson

The Secret of Platform 13

Eva Ibbotson

fiction childrens fantasy adventurous mysterious fast-paced

231 pages | first published 1994

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A forgotten door on an abandoned railway platform is the entrance to a magical kingdom--an island where humans live happily with feys, mermaids, ogres, and other wonderful creatures. Carefully hidden from the world, the Island is only accessible w...
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Summary of 1283 reviews

Moods

adventurous 81%
lighthearted 70%
funny 51%
mysterious 18%
emotional 14%
relaxing 14%
hopeful 11%
inspiring 7%
tense 7%
challenging 3%
sad 3%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Plot: 45% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 9%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 26% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 60% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.93

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