The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

Stephen King

fiction fantasy horror short stories adventurous dark slow-paced

495 pages | first published 2015

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A master storyteller at his best—the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each s...
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Moods

dark 95%
mysterious 70%
tense 51%
adventurous 34%
funny 27%
emotional 21%
challenging 12%
sad 12%
reflective 6%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 21%
fast 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Character: 12% | N/A: 12% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 28% | N/A: 28% | No: 28% | Yes: 13%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | No: 23% | N/A: 13% | Yes: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 51% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 28% | N/A: 23% | No: 15%

Average rating

3.72