Boy's Life by Robert McCammon

Boy's Life

Robert McCammon

625 pages first pub 1991 (editions)

fiction fantasy horror mystery emotional mysterious slow-paced

Description

A bizarre murder in an idyllic southern town propels a boy and his father into a world of evil in this World Fantasy Award–winning horror novel.  Small town boys see weird sights, and Zephyr has provided Cory Jay Mackenson with his fair share of ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 1,278 reviews

Moods

mysterious 77%
adventurous 73%
emotional 67%
reflective 43%
dark 39%
hopeful 28%
sad 26%
tense 25%
inspiring 23%
funny 22%
lighthearted 13%
challenging 11%
relaxing 3%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 41%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Character: 41% | Plot: 10% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | No: 8% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 86% | No: 8% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 67% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 52% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.32

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