Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens

Barnaby Rudge

Charles Dickens

fiction classics historical challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

768 pages | first published 1841

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'One of Dickens' most neglected, but most rewarding, novels' Peter Ackroyd Charles Dickens's Barnaby Rudge is a vivid portrait of London's descent into anarchy, where 'King Mob' rules the streets, and innocent lives are swept up in the chaos. Set ...
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Summary of 227 reviews

Moods

dark 77%
tense 55%
emotional 50%
mysterious 50%
adventurous 38%
funny 38%
sad 38%
reflective 33%
informative 27%
challenging 22%
hopeful 5%

Pace

slow 71%
medium 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 41% | Plot: 41% | Character: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 29%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 23%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 47% | Yes: 35% | N/A: 11% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 11% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.6

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