YMMV / Deptford Mice

  • Jerkass Woobie: Isaac Nettle. You can't help but feel sorry for him as he grieves over the death of his son, even though he was abusive towards him. It was heartbreaking when he found the owl pellet containing Jenkin's mousebrass.
  • Uncanny Valley: The illustrations, to some extent, but considering the book's content this is likely intentional.
  • What Do You Mean, It's for Kids?: While these books feature cute animals, many of them are subjected to violent, absolutely horrific deaths such as being skinned alive, decapitated, or having their body slowly eaten away by a deadly poison.
  • The Woobie: There are plenty of these, with Audrey and Ysabelle being among the most notable examples.