To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway

To Have and Have Not

Ernest Hemingway

fiction classics emotional reflective medium-paced

176 pages | first published 1937

Description

To Have and Have Not is the dramatic story of Harry Morgan, an honest man who is forced into running contraband between Cuba and Key West as a means of keeping his crumbling family financially afloat. His adventures lead him into the world of the ...
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Moods

tense 60%
adventurous 40%
challenging 30%
emotional 30%
reflective 30%
sad 30%
dark 20%
lighthearted 10%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 33%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 37% | Plot: 37% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 10%

Loveable characters?

No: 80% | It's complicated: 10% | Yes: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 44% | No: 33% | Yes: 22%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 10%

Average rating

3.17