The Parisian by Isabella Hammad

The Parisian

Isabella Hammad with Fiona Button (Narrator)

20 hours, 18 minutes first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction historical literary emotional informative reflective slow-paced
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As the First World War shatters families, destroys friendships and kills lovers, a young Palestinian dreamer sets out to find himself.Midhat Kamal picks his way across a fractured world, from the shifting politics of the Middle East to the dinner ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 518 reviews

Moods

reflective 68%
informative 66%
emotional 55%
challenging 46%
sad 36%
tense 19%
dark 18%
adventurous 15%
hopeful 8%
inspiring 4%
mysterious 3%
funny 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 71%
medium 25%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 52% | A mix: 36% | Plot: 8% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 52% | Yes: 24% | No: 21% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 91% | No: 5% | It's complicated: 1% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 5%

Average rating

3.67

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