Brighton Rock by Graham Greene

Brighton Rock

Graham Greene

fiction classics crime mystery dark mysterious tense slow-paced

246 pages | first published 1938

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A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Untouched by human feeling, Pinkie is isolated, a figure of pure evil. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold, who is determ...
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Summary of 1411 reviews

Moods

dark 91%
tense 65%
mysterious 37%
adventurous 21%
challenging 20%
reflective 18%
sad 16%
emotional 12%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 37%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 55% | Character: 38% | Plot: 4% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 44% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 26%

Loveable characters?

No: 77% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 84% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 1% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.54

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