Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens

fiction classics historical adventurous dark sad slow-paced

608 pages | first published 1907

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A gripping portrayal of London's dark criminal underbelly, published in Penguin Classics with an introduction by Philip Horne.The story of Oliver Twist - orphaned, and set upon by evil and adversity from his first breath - shocked readers when it ...
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Summary of 7951 reviews

Moods

dark 66%
adventurous 53%
sad 48%
emotional 42%
mysterious 30%
tense 30%
challenging 26%
hopeful 22%
funny 19%
reflective 19%
inspiring 10%
informative 5%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 56%
medium 38%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Plot: 26% | Character: 24%

Strong character development?

Yes: 46% | No: 35% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | No: 38% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.62

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