Adam Bede by George Eliot

Adam Bede

George Eliot

fiction classics historical emotional reflective slow-paced

396 pages | first published 1859

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Adam Bede, was the first novel by Mary Ann Evans, who is known by her pen name George Eliot, and was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously, even though Evans was a well-published and highly respected scholar of her time. The novel has...
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Summary of 613 reviews

Moods

reflective 76%
emotional 60%
sad 44%
dark 28%
hopeful 20%
challenging 16%
relaxing 12%
tense 12%
informative 8%
adventurous 4%
inspiring 4%
mysterious 4%

Pace

slow 82%
medium 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 56% | A mix: 36% | N/A: 4% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 12% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 11% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | N/A: 8% | Yes: 8% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 8%

Average rating

3.62

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