The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

Kiersten White

fiction horror young adult dark slow-paced

304 pages | first published 2018

Description

Elizabeth Lavenza hasn't had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her "caregiver," and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets . . . until she is brought to the home of Victor Frankenstein, an unsmiling,...
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Moods

dark 98%
mysterious 65%
tense 57%
adventurous 30%
emotional 28%
sad 20%
challenging 11%
reflective 10%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 4%
informative 2%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 32%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 40% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | Yes: 28% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 3%

Average rating

3.9