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The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
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May 31, 2015

really liked it
Read 2 times. Last read March 18, 2015.

This is a deeply immersive story. The setting and characters possess a texture that I rarely find in "fantasy" fiction. The titular characters are, naturally (supernaturally?), extraordinary, but they are immediately relatable because of the author's attention to detail and the unique voices she gave them. About the only thing I can critique is the ending, which seemed somehow abrupt. It certainly completed the story, but I wanted a little bit more.

All in all, this is well worth the read. Prepare to linger over this one!
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Reading Progress

Finished Reading (Kindle Edition)
February 21, 2015 – Shelved (Kindle Edition)
Started Reading
March 18, 2015 – Finished Reading
May 31, 2015 – Shelved

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