The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas

fiction classics historical adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

932 pages | first published 1844

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The Count of Monte Cristo is possibly Alexandre Dumas père's finest literary work – a gripping tale of suspense, superbly woven around the theme of revenge as a means of divine redemption. The action takes place against the backdrop of post-revolu...
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Moods

adventurous 89%
mysterious 56%
emotional 47%
dark 46%
tense 32%
reflective 31%
challenging 30%
sad 22%
hopeful 20%
inspiring 17%
funny 9%
informative 2%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 46%
slow 44%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 24% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 43% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 47% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

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4.26

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