'Salem's Lot by Stephen King

'Salem's Lot

Stephen King

fiction fantasy horror dark mysterious tense slow-paced

483 pages | first published 1975

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Thousands of miles away from the small township of 'Salem's Lot, two terrified people, a man and a boy, still share the secrets of those clapboard houses and tree-lined streets. They must return to 'Salem's Lot for a final confrontation with the u...
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Summary of 13928 reviews

Moods

dark 97%
mysterious 74%
tense 74%
adventurous 32%
emotional 19%
sad 16%
challenging 11%
funny 2%
reflective 2%
hopeful 1%

Pace

medium 49%
slow 40%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 46% | Plot: 42% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 43% | No: 35% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 23% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 53% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.88

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