Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe with Susie Berneis (Narrator)

20 hours, 25 minutes first pub 1851 (editions)

fiction classics historical emotional reflective sad slow-paced

Description

In debt, Kentucky farmer Arthur Shelby reluctantly decides to trade two of his slaves. The two, middle-aged Uncle Tom and young Harry, are to be sold to Mr. Haley, a detestable slave trader. Eliza, Harry s mother and Mrs. Shelby s maid, overhears ...

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Moods

emotional 63%
sad 63%
dark 57%
reflective 51%
challenging 50%
inspiring 24%
informative 23%
tense 23%
hopeful 21%
adventurous 14%
funny 3%

Pace

slow 55%
medium 36%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 44% | Character: 35% | Plot: 17% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 23% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 52% | Yes: 40% | No: 5% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 2% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 47% | It's complicated: 26% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.57

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