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The Golem and the Djinni by Helene Wecker
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it was amazing
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This took me a while to finish because I was reading the paper version and it stayed at home. I did not want it to finish, I loved getting lost in it. Another book that ticks many of my boxes, history, mythology, fantasy, magic, complex characters that grow and evolve over the course of the book. Characters that the reader bonds with and feels like she's known them for ages by the end of it. The plot was a little slow and took a while to get to its climax, but I loved reading about the characters and the immigrant neighborhoods of New York at the turn of the 20th century, so that didn't bother me. It's a great book to get lost in, so wonderfully complex, evocative and human. I think I'll want to read it again at some point. 4.5*
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Reading Progress

December 21, 2015 – Shelved
December 21, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
May 29, 2017 – Started Reading
August 15, 2017 – Shelved as: readathon17
August 15, 2017 – Finished Reading

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