The Dreamtrails: The Obernewtyn Chronicles by Isobelle Carmody

The Dreamtrails: The Obernewtyn Chronicles

The Obernewtyn Chronicles #5

Isobelle Carmody

912 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction young adult adventurous slow-paced


Captured, Elspeth Gordie is drawn deep into the heart of her enemies. Once there, she meets unusual allies and uncovers a devastating plot brewing in their ranks. To stop them, she must risk everything to rescue a former ally whose mind and body h...

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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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