The Fourth Island by Sarah Tolmie

The Fourth Island

Sarah Tolmie

fiction fantasy mysterious slow-paced

128 pages | first published 2020

Description

Dark, mournful, and beautiful, Sarah Tolmie's The Fourth Island is a moving and unforgettable story of life and death on the hidden Irish island of Inis Caillte. Huddled in the sea off the coast of Ireland is a fourth Aran Island, a secret island ...
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Moods

mysterious 77%
dark 55%
reflective 50%
sad 38%
emotional 27%
adventurous 22%
challenging 16%
inspiring 5%

Pace

slow 44%
medium 38%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 22% | N/A: 11%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 42% | N/A: 7% | No: 7%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 78% | Yes: 21%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 57% | N/A: 21% | It's complicated: 14% | Yes: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 40%

Average rating

3.62