fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark medium-paced

326 pages | first published 1997

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Lost in a new world, Lyra finds Will—a boy on the run, a murderer—a worthy and welcome ally. For this is a world where soul-eating Specters stalk the streets and witches share the skies with troops of angels.Each is searching—Lyra for the meaning ...
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Moods

adventurous 98%
mysterious 53%
dark 42%
emotional 39%
tense 28%
sad 12%
challenging 10%
hopeful 10%
reflective 10%
inspiring 8%
lighthearted 4%
funny 3%
relaxing 1%
informative 0%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 27%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 33% | Character: 8% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 79% | No: 11% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 46% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.1