The Golem and the Djinni by Helene Wecker

The Golem and the Djinni

The Golem and the Jinni #1

Helene Wecker

fiction fantasy historical adventurous reflective slow-paced

484 pages | first published 2013

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In The Golem and the Jinni, a chance meeting between mythical beings takes readers on a dazzling journey through cultures in turn-of-the-century New York. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles ...
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Moods

adventurous 67%
emotional 60%
mysterious 53%
reflective 42%
hopeful 33%
dark 17%
tense 17%
inspiring 15%
sad 11%
challenging 8%
funny 7%
informative 7%
relaxing 4%
lighthearted 3%

Pace

slow 48%
medium 46%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 31% | Plot: 4% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 2%

Average rating

4.18