The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club

Amy Tan

fiction literary emotional reflective medium-paced

288 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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Moods

emotional 90%
reflective 82%
sad 41%
hopeful 35%
inspiring 34%
challenging 13%
informative 11%
funny 10%
dark 8%
lighthearted 6%
adventurous 5%
mysterious 5%
tense 4%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 66%
slow 24%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 88% | A mix: 10% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 4% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.85