The Stone Key by Isobelle Carmody

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fiction fantasy science fiction young adult adventurous slow-paced


When Farseeker Guildmistress Elspeth Gordie sets out from Obernewtyn to travel to Sutrium at the end of Wintertime, she quickly learns that not everyone welcomes the changes brought about by the rebellion. Captured by an old and vicious enemy, she...

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Community Reviews Summary of 365 reviews


adventurous 100%
mysterious 53%
emotional 38%
dark 30%
challenging 15%
tense 15%
hopeful 7%
reflective 7%


medium 69%
slow 30%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 18%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 30%

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