The Golem and the Djinni by Helene Wecker

The Golem and the Djinni

The Golem and the Jinni #1

Helene Wecker

646 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction fantasy historical adventurous reflective slow-paced

Description

One cold night, two newcomers emerge onto the streets of 1899 New York, and it is never the same again. But these two are more than strangers to this land, they are strangers to this world. From the depths of folkloric history come Chava the go...

Read more

Community Reviews Summary of 9,421 reviews

Moods

adventurous 64%
mysterious 57%
emotional 54%
reflective 42%
hopeful 28%
dark 19%
tense 14%
inspiring 12%
sad 12%
challenging 8%
funny 6%
informative 5%
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: 15% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.19

See all reviews...

Content Warnings

Submitted by users as part of their reviews

Expand filter menu View summary

See all...