Brighton Rock by Graham Greene, Norman Sherry

Brighton Rock

Graham Greene, Norman Sherry

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fiction classics crime mystery dark mysterious tense slow-paced

316 pages | first published 1938

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A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Seventeen-year-old Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold. Greene's gripping ...
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Moods

dark 89%
tense 69%
mysterious 50%
adventurous 21%
emotional 15%
reflective 15%
sad 15%
challenging 10%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 35%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Character: 40% | Plot: 8% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

No: 41% | Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 17%

Loveable characters?

No: 73% | It's complicated: 24% | Yes: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 86% | Yes: 10% | It's complicated: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 10%

Average rating

3.52