Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Pet Sematary

Stephen King

fiction horror dark emotional tense medium-paced

466 pages | first published 1983

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The road in front of Dr. Louis Creed's rural Maine home frequently claims the lives of neighborhood pets. Louis has recently moved from Chicago to Ludlow with his wife Rachel, their children and pet cat. Near their house, local children have creat...
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Summary of 16291 reviews

Moods

dark 96%
tense 73%
mysterious 58%
emotional 47%
sad 45%
challenging 17%
adventurous 10%
reflective 10%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 31%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Plot: 27% | Character: 23%

Strong character development?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 25% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | No: 28% | Yes: 26%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 84% | Yes: 8% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.95

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