The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon

The Yiddish Policemen's Union

Michael Chabon

432 pages first pub 2007 (editions)

fiction mystery science fiction dark funny mysterious medium-paced

Description

For sixty years, Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a temporary safe haven created in the wake of revelations of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling state of Israel. Pro...

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Moods

mysterious 83%
dark 57%
funny 46%
adventurous 43%
challenging 34%
tense 30%
reflective 27%
emotional 25%
sad 21%
informative 5%
hopeful 2%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 40%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Plot: 22% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 28%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 54% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 17%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 4%

Average rating

3.66

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