Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens

Nicholas Nickleby

Charles Dickens

fiction classics adventurous emotional funny medium-paced

800 pages | first published 1839

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Introduction and Notes by Dr T.C.B. Cook Illustrations by Hablot K. Browne (Phiz). Following the success of Pickwick Papers and Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby was hailed as a comic triumph and firmly established Dickens as a 'literary gentleman'....
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Summary of 946 reviews

Moods

funny 75%
adventurous 66%
emotional 62%
hopeful 37%
sad 33%
dark 25%
lighthearted 16%
reflective 16%
tense 16%
challenging 12%
informative 8%
inspiring 8%
mysterious 8%

Pace

slow 57%
medium 38%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Character: 28% | Plot: 19%

Strong character development?

No: 38% | Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 23%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 13% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 61% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 14% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 27%

Average rating

3.76

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