The Bad Muslim Discount by Syed M. Masood

The Bad Muslim Discount

Syed M. Masood

fiction contemporary literary challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2021

Description

Following two families from Pakistan and Iraq in the 1990s to San Francisco in 2016, The Bad Muslim Discount is an inclusive, comic novel about Muslim immigrants finding their way in modern America. It is 1995, and Anvar Faris is a restless, rebe...
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Moods

funny 74%
emotional 73%
reflective 53%
challenging 50%
sad 44%
dark 36%
tense 32%
hopeful 28%
informative 18%
adventurous 12%
inspiring 12%
lighthearted 6%
mysterious 3%

Pace

medium 63%
slow 20%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Character: 38% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 41% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.09