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 75%
tense 60%
sad 43%
emotional 34%
challenging 19%
reflective 11%
funny 3%
adventurous 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 29%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 39% | Character: 36% | Plot: 24%

Strong character development?

Yes: 34% | No: 32% | It's complicated: 31% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 41% | No: 38% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 85% | Yes: 5% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 9%

Average rating

3.76