Rose Madder by Stephen King

Rose Madder

Stephen King

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fiction horror thriller dark mysterious tense fast-paced

479 pages | first published 1995

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And she takes flight - with his credit card. Alone in a strange city, Rosie begins to build a new life: she meets Bill Steiner and she finds an odd junk shop painting, 'Rose Madder', which strangely seems to want her as much as she wants it. But i...
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Summary of 2494 reviews

Moods

dark 97%
tense 80%
emotional 48%
mysterious 34%
challenging 33%
sad 23%
adventurous 15%
hopeful 8%
inspiring 6%
reflective 5%
funny 2%
informative 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 23%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 42% | Plot: 3% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | Yes: 26% | No: 22% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 49% | Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.55

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