The Good Son by You-Jeong Jeong

The Good Son

You-Jeong Jeong with Chi-Young Kim (Translator)

fiction horror mystery thriller dark mysterious tense slow-paced

320 pages | first published 2016

Description

'The Talented Mr. Ripley meets The Bad Seed in this breathless, chilling psychological thriller by the bestselling novelist known as "Korea's Stephen King" Who can you trust if you can't trust yourself? Early one morning, twenty-six-year-old Yu-j...
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Moods

dark 98%
tense 81%
mysterious 67%
challenging 15%
sad 14%
emotional 9%
reflective 6%
adventurous 5%

Pace

medium 46%
slow 29%
fast 23%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 44% | Yes: 30% | No: 23% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 69% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | Yes: 26% | N/A: 7% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Average rating

3.64