Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

Brideshead Revisited

Evelyn Waugh

351 pages first pub 1945 (editions)

fiction classics lgbtqia+ emotional reflective slow-paced

Description

The most nostalgic and reflective of Evelyn Waugh's novels, Brideshead Revisited looks back to the golden age before the Second World War. It tells the story of Charles Ryder's infatuation with the Marchmains and the rapidly-disappearing world of ...

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Moods

reflective 87%
emotional 59%
sad 43%
funny 19%
challenging 18%
dark 16%
adventurous 6%
lighthearted 5%
mysterious 5%
relaxing 5%
hopeful 4%
tense 4%
inspiring 3%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 63%
medium 34%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 83% | A mix: 13% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | No: 27% | Yes: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 79% | Yes: 9% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 7%

Average rating

3.86

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