fiction classics play challenging dark medium-paced

400 pages | first published 1603

Description

In Shakespeare's verbally dazzling and eternally enigmatic exploration of conscience, madness and the nature of humanity, a young prince meets his father's ghost in the middle of the night, who accuses his own brother - now married to his widow - ...
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summary of 27895 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

dark 81%
challenging 47%
tense 43%
emotional 42%
reflective 35%
mysterious 30%
sad 30%
funny 18%
adventurous 14%
inspiring 3%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 21%
fast 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Character: 39% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 22% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | No: 36% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 77% | Yes: 9% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.95