The Angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr

The Angel of Darkness

Dr. Laszlo Kreizler #2

Caleb Carr

fiction historical mystery dark mysterious tense fast-paced

752 pages | first published 1997

Description

In The Angel of Darkness, Caleb Carr brings back the vivid world of his bestselling The Alienist but with a twist: this story is told by the former street urchin Stevie Taggert, whose rough life has given him wisdom beyond his years. Thus New York...
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Moods

dark 95%
mysterious 90%
adventurous 75%
tense 50%
challenging 40%
reflective 30%
informative 25%
sad 25%
emotional 20%
inspiring 5%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 29%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 50% | A mix: 33% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 14% | N/A: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 21%

Average rating

3.8