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Powerful supernatural beings from Arabic/Islamic mythology, they are capable of great feats of magic and often have secret knowledge of hidden things

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Djinn in modern times

I read this novel about 10 or 15 years ago, but it might be a bit older than that. Not very old, though, not much more than 20 years old, I think. I'm pretty sure I read it in English. I don't think ...
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Searching for a manga, djinn/jinn who creates a "black hole" or "black sphere"

I am looking for a manga/manhwa that I read 30 years ago (around 1992 or 1993) in South Korea. What I remember is this: the protagonist seems to be a djinn/jinn or similar entity but with an outward ...
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Fantasy novel about a half-djinn set in time of Crusades

I think I read this in the mid 90's. It was a fantasy novel set in the time of the Crusades. The protagonist was a half-djinn that lived among men. He'd been hired as a bodyguard to protect a family ...
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Why did Major Nelson need to hide Jeannie from Dr. Bellows?

I've been spending some time at a remote resort recently with little for company except a DVD set of I Dream of Jeannie. Why is it that Major Nelson has to keep Jeannie a secret from NASA and Col. ...
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