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The Golem and the Jinni

The Golem and the Jinni

Helene Wecker

Whoa. People have been raving about this book for a while and I see why. It’s both history lesson and unconventional love story. History from all over the world, from 1890s America to ancient middle east.  The blending of cultures is astounding. I learned so much about Syrian culture and Jewish tradition. Plus,  a glimpse into America at the turn of the 20th century from the squalor to the mansion parlor. I can’t recommend this enough. So beautiful and unexpected. She perfectly weaves several stories together in ways that a reader can follow and yet still feel surprised. Really masterful storytelling. I can’t wait for her next!

Saga: Volume 1

Saga: Volume 1

Solsbury Hill

Solsbury Hill