A Dead Djinn in Cairo by P. Djèlí Clark

47 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

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Egypt, 1912. In an alternate Cairo infused with the otherworldly, the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments and Supernatural Entities investigate disturbances between the mortal and the (possibly) divine.What starts off as an odd suicide case for Spec...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,332 reviews

Moods

adventurous 91%
mysterious 80%
dark 29%
tense 21%
funny 13%
lighthearted 7%
challenging 2%
informative 1%
inspiring 1%
reflective 1%

Pace

fast 86%
medium 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 78% | A mix: 19% | Character: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 68% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 10% | Yes: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 5% | N/A: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 3% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 80% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 6% | Yes: 5%

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