fiction classics funny reflective slow-paced

418 pages | first published 1857

Description

Trollope's comic masterpiece of plotting and backstabbing opens as the Bishop of Barchester lies on his deathbed. Soon a pitched battle breaks out over who will take power, involving, among others, the zealous reformer Dr Proudie, his fiendish wif...
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Community Reviews

summary of 273 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

funny 80%
lighthearted 73%
reflective 73%
relaxing 26%
challenging 20%
emotional 20%
hopeful 20%
tense 13%
adventurous 6%
informative 6%

Pace

slow 60%
medium 40%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Character: 33% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | Yes: 38% | No: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 76% | Yes: 15% | It's complicated: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | No: 7%

Average rating

4.04