A Long Fatal Love Chase by Louisa May Alcott

A Long Fatal Love Chase

Louisa May Alcott

fiction classics romance emotional tense fast-paced

356 pages | first published 1995


"I'd gladly sell my soul to Satan for a year of freedom," cries Rosamond Vivian to her callous grandfather. A brooding stranger seduces her from the remote island onto his yacht. Trapped in a web of intrigue, cruelty, and deceit, she flees to Ital...
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dark 100%
adventurous 85%
emotional 57%
tense 57%
mysterious 28%
sad 28%


fast 57%
medium 28%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 25% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 28%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | No: 28% | Yes: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 14%

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