The Children's Hour by Lillian Hellman

The Children's Hour

Lillian Hellman

86 pages first pub 1934 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ play dark tense fast-paced
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In this gripping supernatural thriller of horror and edge-of-your-seat suspense -- from New York Times bestselling author Douglas Clegg -- something is terribly wrong with the children of Colony, West Virginia. They come out at night - to hunt. Wh...

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Community Reviews Summary of 936 reviews

Moods

dark 75%
sad 71%
emotional 66%
tense 50%
challenging 28%
reflective 16%
mysterious 7%
funny 3%
adventurous 1%

Pace

fast 60%
medium 32%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Character: 34% | Plot: 19%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 46% | Yes: 28% | No: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 56% | No: 24% | Yes: 19%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 67% | Yes: 13% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 13%

Average rating

3.86

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