A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

A Head Full of Ghosts

Paul Tremblay

fiction horror mystery thriller mysterious reflective slow-paced

286 pages | first published 2015

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The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of acute schizophrenia.To her parents' despair, the doctors are unable to stop Marjorie's descent into madness....
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Moods

dark 96%
mysterious 69%
tense 64%
sad 43%
emotional 33%
challenging 17%
reflective 11%
adventurous 2%
funny 2%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 27%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Character: 30% | Plot: 23% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 35% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 29% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | No: 34% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 84% | N/A: 5% | Yes: 5% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.76