Firestarter by Stephen King

Firestarter

Stephen King with Dennis Boutsikaris (Narrator)

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fiction science fiction thriller

14 hours, 54 minutes | first published 1980

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 The Department of Scientific Intelligence (aka "The Shop") never anticipated that two participants in their research program would marry and have a child. Charlie McGee inherited pyrokinetic powers from her parents, who had been given a low-grade...
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Summary of 5081 reviews

Moods

dark 80%
tense 72%
adventurous 57%
emotional 43%
mysterious 35%
sad 25%
challenging 11%
hopeful 7%
reflective 5%
funny 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 21%
slow 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 45% | Plot: 29% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 13% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.7

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