The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi

The Henna Artist

The Henna Artist #1

Alka Joshi

fiction historical emotional informative reflective medium-paced

400 pages | first published 2020

Description

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK "Eloquent and moving...Joshi masterfully balances a yearning for self-discovery with the need for familial love."--Publishers Weekly Vivid and compelling in its portr...
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Moods

emotional 78%
reflective 48%
inspiring 42%
hopeful 40%
informative 24%
adventurous 21%
sad 21%
challenging 12%
tense 11%
dark 6%
funny 3%
mysterious 3%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 74%
fast 13%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 54% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 5% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 8% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 79% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.09