fiction classics mystery romance dark mysterious tense medium-paced

428 pages | first published 1938

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On a trip to the South of France, the shy heroine of Rebecca falls in love with Maxim de Winter, a handsome widower. Although his proposal comes as a surprise, she happily agrees to marry him. But as they arrive at her husband’s home, Manderley, a...
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Summary of 32101 reviews

Moods

mysterious 91%
dark 85%
tense 66%
emotional 31%
reflective 21%
sad 11%
challenging 9%
adventurous 8%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 37%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Character: 38% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | No: 35% | Yes: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 86% | Yes: 5% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.22

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