The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas with Robin Buss (Translator)

fiction classics historical adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

1276 pages | first published 1844

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Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and he becomes determined not only to escape, but also to unea...
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Moods

adventurous 89%
mysterious 56%
dark 47%
emotional 47%
tense 32%
reflective 30%
challenging 29%
hopeful 20%
sad 20%
inspiring 17%
funny 9%
informative 2%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 47%
slow 43%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 24% | Plot: 21%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 44% | Yes: 43% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 48% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

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4.26

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