The Living Dead by George A. Romero, Daniel Kraus

The Living Dead

George A. Romero, Daniel Kraus

fiction horror dark slow-paced

656 pages | first published 2020


It begins with one body.A pair of medical examiners find themselves battling a dead man who won’t stay dead.It spreads quickly.In a Midwestern trailer park, an African American teenage girl and a Muslim immigrant battle newly-risen friends and fam...
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dark 90%
adventurous 50%
emotional 50%
tense 50%
reflective 40%
sad 30%
mysterious 20%
challenging 10%
hopeful 10%


medium 90%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 18%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 63% | No: 18% | Yes: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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