"The sometimes slow pace picks up considerably as the disparate characters decipher the past and try to save the souls variously threatened by the golem and the jinni, as well as by the Jewish conjurer and (surprise) a Syrian wizard.
In refashioning tales of both golem and jinni, Wecker balances the mystical aspects of her story with a kindhearted examination of the immigrant experience at the turn of the 20th century; characters here are nearly as important as the fantastic situations in which they find themselves.
"Besides," he said, "Lukey likes it!" I hastily jotted down, "UN-Written Range Rule #29: Don't Grab Lukey When He's Grabbin' Jinni
The "jinni judge" as he became to be known in Saudi Arabia after he repeatedly defended his actions by claiming that he was under the spell of a jinn at the time of the alleged acts of corruption and bribery, will have to appoint a new lawyer after his former advocate opted out of the case this week.
According to those who see a role for jinn, people under a spell are possessed by a jinni that takes control of their minds and makes them do or say anything without them being aware they are committing an illegal act.
Once this desert was green with forests, and its capital was called the City of Jinnis
are spirits of the forest, living in trees though able to move freely in many forms.
is also preparing to film another television drama series called "Zilzal" (Earth Quake), directed by Muhammad Al Sheikh Najeeb, along with another series called "Aqasis Musafer" (Traveler's Stories), directed by Khaled Al Khaled.
Taymah wrote the lyrics for several of Jinni's songs and he also appeared in one of her music video clips for her song "Imshi O Sibni" (Leave Me Alone and Go).
Upon the couples return, Jinni is planning to have a party to celebrate their marriage.
new video clip for her song C[pounds sterling]Arab MiniC[yen] (Get Closer), is presently being aired on music satellite channels.
According to the London daily Elaph, Jinni
swerved her car off the road to avoid a collision with a speeding truck.