Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa

Mornings in Jenin

Susan Abulhawa

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352 pages | first published 2006

Description

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 93%
sad 93%
informative 63%
dark 60%
reflective 57%
challenging 54%
tense 45%
inspiring 24%
hopeful 12%

Pace

medium 69%
slow 21%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 33% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 19%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | N/A: 3% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 40% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.39