Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

Ten Days in a Mad-House

Nellie Bly

76 pages first pub 1887 (editions)

nonfiction history memoir psychology dark informative sad fast-paced


Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly. The book was based on articles written while Bly was on an undercover assignment for the New York World, feigning insanity at a women's boarding house, so as to be involuntarily committed to an insane asylum....

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informative 79%
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sad 58%
emotional 31%
challenging 29%
tense 27%
reflective 24%
inspiring 10%
adventurous 9%
mysterious 2%


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medium 36%
slow 9%

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