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

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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 68%
tense 56%
adventurous 32%
emotional 30%
sad 25%
challenging 13%
reflective 13%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 2%
funny 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 36%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Character: 46% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 8% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | Yes: 27% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 78% | It's complicated: 9% | Yes: 9% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 4%

Average rating

3.91