Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa

Mornings in Jenin

Susan Abulhawa

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352 pages | first published 2006

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A heart-wrenching, powerfully written novel that could do for Palestine what The Kite Runner did for Afghanistan. Forcibly removed from the ancient village of Ein Hod by the newly formed state of Israel in 1948, the Abulhejas are moved into the Je...
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Moods

emotional 94%
sad 93%
informative 63%
reflective 60%
dark 50%
challenging 46%
tense 46%
inspiring 20%
hopeful 10%
adventurous 1%

Pace

medium 71%
slow 17%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 67% | Character: 23% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 9% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 47% | Yes: 28% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.43