The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

The Golem and the Jinni

The Golem and the Jinni #1

Helene Wecker with George Guidall (Narrator)

19 hours, 44 minutes first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical adventurous reflective slow-paced

Description

Helene Wecker's dazzling debut novel tells the story of two supernatural creatures who appear mysteriously in 1899 New York. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life by a strange man who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic. When he...

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Community Reviews Summary of 9,434 reviews

Moods

adventurous 64%
mysterious 57%
emotional 54%
reflective 42%
hopeful 28%
dark 19%
tense 14%
inspiring 12%
sad 12%
challenging 9%
funny 6%
informative 6%
relaxing 5%
lighthearted 4%

Pace

slow 52%
medium 44%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 59% | A mix: 35% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.18

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