The Institute by Stephen King

The Institute

Stephen King

fiction horror thriller adventurous dark mysterious fast-paced

485 pages | first published 2019

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In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis's parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a r...
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Summary of 12825 reviews

Moods

dark 83%
mysterious 70%
tense 66%
adventurous 62%
emotional 38%
sad 24%
challenging 16%
hopeful 10%
reflective 5%
funny 4%
inspiring 3%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 27%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 29% | Character: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 18% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.09

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