Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

96 pages first pub 1872 (editions)

fiction classics horror lgbtqia+ dark mysterious tense slow-paced

Description

In a lonely castle deep in the Styrian forest, Laura leads a solitary life with only her elderly father for company – until a moonlit night brings an unexpected guest to the schloss. At first Laura is glad to finally have a female companion of her...

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Community Reviews Summary of 12,322 reviews

Moods

dark 89%
mysterious 86%
tense 37%
adventurous 11%
emotional 10%
reflective 6%
challenging 5%
sad 5%
relaxing 1%

Pace

fast 42%
medium 36%
slow 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 39% | A mix: 32% | Character: 27% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 69% | It's complicated: 18% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 32% | No: 24% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | It's complicated: 10% | Yes: 7% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 46% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.76

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