The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

The Girl With All the Gifts

The Girl With All the Gifts #1

M.R. Carey

461 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction dystopian science fiction speculative fiction adventurous dark tense medium-paced

Description

Melanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her "our little genius." Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into th...

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Moods

dark 82%
tense 70%
adventurous 60%
emotional 46%
sad 33%
mysterious 29%
challenging 20%
reflective 20%
hopeful 13%
inspiring 4%
funny 2%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 30%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Character: 20% | Plot: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 57% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

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