A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

A Child of the Jago

Arthur Morrison

fiction classics historical reflective slow-paced

208 pages | first published 1896

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This novel, first published in 1896, is the story of Dick Perrot, born and bred in the Jago; but it is also a brilliant portrait of the community. The Jago is a London slum where crime and violence are the only way of life, and from which there is...
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Summary of 50 reviews

Moods

dark 100%
challenging 66%
sad 66%
tense 66%
emotional 33%
informative 33%
lighthearted 33%
reflective 33%

Pace

slow 33%
medium 33%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

Average rating

3.48

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