An Emotion of Great Delight by Tahereh Mafi

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An Emotion of Great Delight
Cover of An Emotion of Great Delight by Tahereh Mafi
Author(s) Tahereh Mafi
Published June 1, 2021
Publisher HarperCollins
Genre(s) Contemporary Fiction
Age group Young Adult

An Emotion of Great Delight is a young adult contemporary novel, published June 1, 2021. It is Tahereh Mafi's sophomore book of the genre.

Trigger Warnings

  • Absent parents
  • Assault
  • Blood
  • Car accidents (graphic, 1 off page)
  • Death of a family member
  • Depression
  • Disassociation
  • Domestic abuse (emotional and physical)
  • Drug and alcohol usage
  • Drunk driving
  • Extended hospital stay
  • Government interrogation and surveillance
  • Grief
  • Heart attacks
  • Islamophobia
  • Panic attacks
  • Racism
  • Self harm
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Suicide attempt


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

  • Persian main character*


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