Adam Bede by George Eliot

Adam Bede

George Eliot

624 pages first pub 1859 (editions)

fiction classics historical literary emotional reflective slow-paced

Description

Discover George Eliot’s first novel, a tale of rural tragedy and redemption. It may seem like an old tale: the beautiful village girl, her faithful admirer, a country squire's seduction. But seen through the eyes of any of its players, the old ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,133 reviews

Moods

reflective 74%
emotional 67%
sad 53%
dark 27%
challenging 22%
hopeful 19%
tense 14%
funny 9%
relaxing 9%
informative 6%
inspiring 6%
lighthearted 6%
adventurous 3%
mysterious 3%

Pace

slow 78%
medium 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 56% | A mix: 35% | Plot: 6% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 10%

Average rating

3.64

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