The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club

Amy Tan

288 pages first pub 1989 (editions)

fiction classics historical literary emotional reflective medium-paced

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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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Community Reviews Summary of 24,382 reviews

Moods

emotional 90%
reflective 82%
sad 45%
hopeful 38%
inspiring 31%
challenging 16%
informative 11%
dark 9%
funny 9%
adventurous 6%
tense 6%
lighthearted 4%
mysterious 3%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 23%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 83% | A mix: 13% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 59% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 71% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.9

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