Misery by Stephen King

Misery

Stephen King

fiction horror mystery thriller dark tense medium-paced

369 pages | first published 1987

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Misery Chastain was dead Paul Sheldon had just killed her with relief with joy Misery had made him rich she was the heroine of a string of bestsellers And now he wanted to get on to some real writing Thats when the car accident happened and he wok...
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Summary of 19445 reviews

Moods

dark 97%
tense 91%
mysterious 30%
challenging 18%
emotional 18%
sad 10%
adventurous 6%
reflective 4%
funny 3%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 19%
fast 18%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 46% | A mix: 37% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 24% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

No: 59% | It's complicated: 32% | Yes: 6% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.12

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