The Dust of 100 Dogs by A.S. King

The Dust of 100 Dogs

A.S. King

fiction young adult adventurous medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2009

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In the late seventeenth century, famed teenage pirate Emer Morrisey was on the cusp of escaping the pirate life with her one true love and unfathomable riches when she was slain and cursed with "the dust of one hundred dogs," dooming her to one hu...
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adventurous 75%
dark 62%
emotional 37%
mysterious 37%
funny 12%
hopeful 12%
sad 12%


medium 42%
slow 28%
fast 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 57% | Plot: 28% | A mix: 14%

Strong character development?

No: 57% | Yes: 42%

Loveable characters?

No: 42% | Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 14%

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