Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Skeleton Crew

Stephen King

566 pages first pub 1985 (editions)

fiction horror short stories dark mysterious tense medium-paced

Description

In this brilliant collection of stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine. A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against destruction. A trip to the attic becomes a journey to hell. A wo...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,238 reviews

Moods

dark 98%
mysterious 72%
tense 66%
adventurous 29%
emotional 25%
challenging 16%
sad 16%
funny 11%
reflective 11%
hopeful 2%
lighthearted 2%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 62%
fast 19%
slow 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Plot: 25% | N/A: 10% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 46% | No: 22% | N/A: 20% | Yes: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 56% | No: 20% | N/A: 13% | Yes: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 40% | Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 27% | N/A: 17% | No: 10%

Average rating

3.8

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