fiction classics funny lighthearted slow-paced

498 pages | first published 1858


Now adapted for ITV by Julian Fellowes, Doctor Thorne is the compelling story in which rank, wealth, and personal feeling are pitted against one another.The squire of Greshamsbury has fallen on hard times, and it is incumbent on his son Frank to m...
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summary of 66 ratings (see reviews)


lighthearted 75%
relaxing 75%
emotional 50%
hopeful 50%
reflective 50%
funny 25%
inspiring 25%
mysterious 25%


slow 75%
medium 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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