Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Jack Finney

fiction classics horror science fiction dark mysterious tense fast-paced

216 pages | first published 1955

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On a quiet fall evening in the small, peaceful town of Mill Valley, California, Dr. Miles Bennell discovered an insidious, horrifying plot. Silently, subtly, almost imperceptibly, alien life-forms were taking over the bodies and minds of his neigh...
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Moods

adventurous 66%
dark 58%
mysterious 58%
tense 58%
challenging 20%
hopeful 16%
emotional 12%
reflective 12%
funny 8%

Pace

fast 75%
medium 25%

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Plot: 50% | A mix: 35% | Character: 15%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 10%

Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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