The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene

The Secret of the Old Clock

Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #1

Carolyn Keene with Russell H. Tandy, Sara Paretsky (Contributor)

fiction childrens classics mystery lighthearted mysterious fast-paced

210 pages | first published 1930

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Nancy, unaided, seeks to find a missing will. To the surprise of many, the Topham family will inherit wealthy Josiah Crowley's fortune, instead of deserving relatives and friends who were promised inheritances. Nancy determines that a clue to a se...
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Moods

mysterious 89%
adventurous 80%
lighthearted 70%
funny 13%
hopeful 13%
inspiring 7%
relaxing 7%
tense 7%
challenging 2%

Pace

fast 66%
medium 27%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 75% | A mix: 20% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

No: 78% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 85% | Yes: 7% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 91% | N/A: 3% | Yes: 2% | It's complicated: 1%

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