The Shining by Stephen King

The Shining

The Shining #1

Stephen King with Игорь Моничев (Translator)

543 pages first pub 1977 (editions)

fiction fantasy horror thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced
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Community Reviews Summary of 61,506 reviews

Moods

dark 96%
tense 86%
mysterious 66%
emotional 33%
sad 20%
challenging 17%
adventurous 14%
reflective 6%
funny 1%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 27%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Character: 34% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 11%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 51% | Yes: 26% | No: 21%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 55% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.19

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