fiction classics mystery dark mysterious medium-paced

400 pages | first published 1862

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With an Introduction and Notes by Esther Saxey The flaxen-haired beauty of the childlike Lady Audley would suggest that she has no secrets. But M.E. Braddon's classic novel of sensation uncovers the truth about its heroine in a plot involving biga...
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summary of 998 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

mysterious 93%
dark 68%
tense 37%
adventurous 15%
emotional 15%
challenging 9%
funny 6%
reflective 6%
relaxing 6%
hopeful 3%
lighthearted 3%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 45%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Plot: 47% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 17% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | No: 35% | Yes: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 78% | It's complicated: 10% | Yes: 7% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 7%

Average rating

3.69