The Mist by Stephen King

The Mist

Stephen King

fiction fantasy horror thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced

165 pages | first published 1980

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King's terrifying novella about a town engulfed in a dense, mysterious mist as humanity makes its last stand against unholy destruction--originally published in the acclaimed short story collection Skel...
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Summary of 4402 reviews

Moods

dark 94%
tense 78%
mysterious 70%
adventurous 21%
emotional 20%
sad 19%
challenging 9%
hopeful 3%
reflective 3%

Pace

fast 54%
medium 36%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 59% | A mix: 25% | Character: 12% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

No: 56% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 38% | No: 34% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 57% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 55% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

3.72

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