The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

The Golem and the Jinni

The Golem and the Jinni #1

Helene Wecker

fiction fantasy historical adventurous reflective slow-paced

816 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 to by a disgraced rabbi who dabbl...
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Moods

adventurous 65%
mysterious 55%
emotional 54%
reflective 42%
hopeful 28%
dark 18%
tense 14%
inspiring 12%
sad 11%
challenging 8%
funny 6%
informative 6%
relaxing 5%
lighthearted 4%

Pace

slow 51%
medium 45%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 60% | A mix: 33% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.18

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