Darkness, Be My Friend by John Marsden

Darkness, Be My Friend

Tomorrow #4

John Marsden

259 pages first pub 1996 (editions)

fiction dystopian young adult adventurous dark tense medium-paced

Description

The battle continues as five ordinary kids must journey back into the heart of an epic conflict.Five months into World War III, Ellie and her four remaining friends have barely escaped the Australian town of Wirrawee with their lives and their san...

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Moods

adventurous 90%
tense 63%
dark 60%
emotional 50%
challenging 33%
sad 23%
reflective 16%
mysterious 10%
funny 6%
hopeful 3%
informative 3%

Pace

fast 46%
medium 40%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Plot: 37% | Character: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 53% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 17%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 57% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 19%

Average rating

3.96

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