Firestarter by Stephen King

Firestarter

Stephen King

fiction horror science fiction thriller adventurous dark medium-paced

416 pages | first published 1980

Description

First, a man and a woman are subjects of a top-secret government experiment designed to produce extraordinary psychic powers.Then, they are married and have a child. A daughter.Early on the daughter shows signs of a wild and horrifying force growi...
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Moods

dark 90%
tense 77%
adventurous 68%
emotional 50%
mysterious 33%
sad 31%
hopeful 9%
challenging 7%
reflective 7%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 48%
fast 33%
slow 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Character: 29% | Plot: 21%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 52% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.69