The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy

The Prince of Tides

Pat Conroy

fiction classics contemporary emotional reflective slow-paced

704 pages | first published 1986

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"A big, sprawling saga of a novel" (San Francisco Chronicle), this epic family drama is a masterwork by the revered author of The Great Santini. Pat Conroy's classic novel stings with honesty and resounds with drama. Spanning forty years, it's th...
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Summary of 2225 reviews

Moods

emotional 93%
sad 70%
dark 67%
reflective 64%
challenging 48%
tense 29%
funny 19%
hopeful 12%
mysterious 12%
adventurous 9%
inspiring 9%

Pace

slow 63%
medium 36%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 58% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Average rating

4.07

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