fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous dark mysterious slow-paced

180 pages | first published 1970

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When young Tenar is chosen as high priestess to the ancient and nameless Powers of the Earth, everything is taken away - home, family, possessions, even her name. For she is now Arha, the Eaten One, guardian of the ominous Tombs of Atuan. While sh...
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Moods

adventurous 75%
dark 62%
mysterious 56%
reflective 39%
hopeful 31%
emotional 30%
tense 20%
inspiring 18%
challenging 12%
sad 11%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 50%
slow 30%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 64% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 68% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.13

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