What Moves the Dead by T. Kingfisher

What Moves the Dead

T. Kingfisher

fiction horror lgbtqia+ dark mysterious tense medium-paced

160 pages | first published 2022

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When Alex Easton, a retired soldier, receives word that their childhood friend Madeline Usher is dying, they race to the ancestral home of the Ushers in the remote countryside of Ruritania. What they find there is a nightmare of fungal growths ...
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Summary of 1476 reviews

Moods

dark 95%
mysterious 84%
tense 60%
adventurous 13%
funny 10%
sad 10%
emotional 7%
challenging 6%
reflective 3%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 47%
fast 42%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 46% | A mix: 43% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 17% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 13% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 53% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 65% | It's complicated: 17% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.11

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