The Stand by Stephen King

The Stand

Stephen King

fiction fantasy horror science fiction adventurous dark medium-paced

1153 pages | first published 1978

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This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped...
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Summary of 16588 reviews

Moods

dark 92%
adventurous 73%
tense 63%
mysterious 47%
emotional 39%
challenging 32%
sad 27%
reflective 20%
hopeful 15%
funny 7%
inspiring 6%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 51%
medium 43%
fast 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 24% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 60% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 20%

Average rating

4.18

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