The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club

Amy Tan

fiction classics historical literary emotional reflective medium-paced

329 pages | first published 1989

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"The Joy Luck Club is one of my favorite books. From the moment I first started reading it, I knew it was going to be incredible. For me, it was one of those once-in-a-lifetime reading experiences that you cherish forever. It inspired me as a writ...
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Summary of 17299 reviews

Moods

emotional 90%
reflective 82%
sad 43%
hopeful 36%
inspiring 31%
challenging 15%
informative 12%
dark 9%
funny 9%
adventurous 5%
tense 5%
lighthearted 4%
mysterious 4%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 64%
slow 25%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 86% | A mix: 11% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 23% | No: 7% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 72% | No: 14% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 5% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.88

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