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The djinns eg a magician his whole world is turned inside out Suddenly and for reasons that totally escape him his father is found in a supernatural coma and Indelbed is kidnapped by the djinn and delivered to a subterranean prison Back in the city his cousin. Escape from Baghdad was such a delight I was so hopeful I'd like the authors second novel at least as much There is a book buried within this one that could have been that book for me I loved the character of Indelbed who had such an innocent self deprecating nature the perfect raw material to go through trials and become a heartfelt hero He was the real beating heart of the book and his story line was great The Rais story line on the other hand was cartoony with lots of action but no heart and took up way too much space Hossain has a wonderful voice full of satirical wit that worked to great effect for Indelbed but it devolved into slang and yucks with Rais et al I wish this had been a first draft so Hossain could have carved away the excess and left me with the gem

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Djinn CityRais and his family struggle to make sense of it all as an impending catastrophe threatens to destroy everything they know Needless to say everything is resting on Indelbed’s next move and he’s got a new partner to help him the world’s most evil djinn. 35 Stars The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday was my first book this year and it was such a nice surprise After I finished it I wanted to get Djinn City since it was also set in the same world with the Djinn although a millennium earlier It was uest to get the book I first when to my local bookstore to let them order it for me I was sure it would not happen to be lying around somewhere in the bookstores in my city They ordered for me but when I went back and asked after it three weeks later the order had been cancelled by the supplier They even suggested I'd buy online from the giant booksellersNext I went to London and I hoped I could buy it there The Forbidden Planet has a great science fiction and fantasy book store and they sell a lot of books that I had previously only seen online But even they didn't have it So I ended up buying an ebook online but I tried I really did to find it somewhere in a brick book store Either way my anticipation was very high for Djinn City at this point Still it took me a few months to get to it corona and all that and when I started at last the expectations were very very high and it took me uite a while to get into the story It's the story of Indelbed and his family as they navigate around a Djinn conflict Indelbed is a 10yo kid from an impoverished brand of a major clan and he struggles daily with the fact his mother died giving birth to him they called this Death by Indelbed When a minor hunt some kind of Djinn ritual of passage is organized on Indelbed's head he and is family will be drawn into an entire different world with Djinn distortion fields and a war which has been ongoing for 20000 yearsThis was a strange read I cannot say it in another way More than the Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday I would classify this as fantasy but it is probably unlike anything you've already read Not only are Djinn a type of supernatural creatures which have been less massively utilized in fiction compared to certain other types there are also a couple of plot twists that I didn't see coming There are many different aspects to the story and while it is a very original mix at times I wondered whether it was not trying to do too much at the same time It took me a while to get into the story There were certainly times when I could really see the same wittiness that made The Gurkha so much fun But overall I felt this was the work that let up to and set up the later one While this was certainly a very entertaining read in the end I am not entirely sure who to recommend this to If you like non standard fantasy novels in non standard settings Dhaka Bangladesh with a little raw edge this might be perfect for you Else you might want to start with The Ghurka and the Lord of Tuesday Find this and other reviews on my blog

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Djinn City characters ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ð [PDF / Epub] ☁ Djinn City By Saad Hossain – Indelbed is a lonely kid living in a crumbling mansion in the super dense super chaotic third world capital of Bangladesh When he learns that his dead mother was a djinn — commonly known as a genie IndelbIndelbed is a lonely kid living in a crumbling mansion in the super dense super chaotic third world capital of Bangladesh When he learns that his dead mother was a djinn commonly known as a genie and that his drunken loutish father is a sitting emissary to. 35 StarsReviewI received a copy of this book from the publisher This has not influenced my reviewDjinns So many djinns YESA couple years ago I read some urban fantasy books about djinns and decided they just weren't for me But I became interested in them again lately so I decided to give this book a try and apparently the problem was the books themselves not djinns because this version was super interestingThe author clearly put a lot of thought into the djinn aspect and that was my favorite thing about the book These were not the lamp living wish granting kind but they were powerful they were able to do spells and to shapeshift over periods of time and they were practically immortal Even cooler was that they had their own society alongside the humans with its own factions ways of life values currency politics and history The author even included different types of djinns Ifrit Marid GhulThe plot was complex and intricate as well since it included a lot of djinn politics and other surprising things I can't tell you about because spoilers Here's a hint it involves a dragon but probably not in the way you're thinking Also the story was slow paced and spanned roughly ten years but I didn't mind those things What I did mind was when I got to the end and found there were still a bunch of open threads for the story to continue I assume this will have a seuel that wraps them up but I didn't know that when I started Also the plot dragged a bit at some parts where there was a lot of explanation but that wasn't a huge dealThe characters were believable and interesting I would say the book had two protagonists Indelbed and Rais Poor Indelbed his life was awful and I couldn't help but feel for him Rais Indelbed's cousin was harder to like but he eventually showed some mettle and it made him likeable Perhaps the best was Juny Rais's mother who was organized smart and in control and who could make pretty much anything happen if she wanted it to There were also the djinn characters who were all a bit off their rockers One of them was literally a school of fish Not a fish A whole school of themBut this book wasn't so much focused on any one person's journey It was about the overall issue of one djinn planning to wipe out an entire country and those who were trying to stop him I felt it was a good balance of character driven and plot driven and the omniscient POV was used wellI do want to mention however that there were numerous casual uses of the offensive words 'rtarded' and 'crpple' I spoke to the publisher about my concerns and they explained this was done on purpose to fit with the setting and characters in the book I respect that decision I appreciate realism in books and I do think the author succeeded in portraying the problematic natures of the characters which it's my understanding is what he was going for but I'm still not sure how I feel about it It just didn't seem necessary to me for so many characters and the narration to use these wordsAs for the overall feel the writing had a comical style with a bit of absurd humor which I love but the mood did darken at times especially as the story went on It made the book unpredictable which I liked So this book was fun at times but not light In fact there were a few things that were pretty disturbing like experimentationintense pain inflicted upon characters and the djinn practice of killing djinn human hybrid children they considered defectiveLast but not least I loved that this was an #ownvoices book set in Bangladesh written by a Bangladeshi author I had never read anything set there beforeSo overall despite a few issues this was a creative and complex story with an interesting portrayal of djinns that I enjoyedRecommended ForAnyone who likes djinns complex plots and a mixture of humor and darkness Original Review Metaphors and Moonlight Initial ThoughtsA few issues including that I didn't know this was seemingly the first in a series but overall a creative and complex story about djinns