'A LOVE STORY AND AN ENTHRALLING MIX OF HISTORY AND PALESTINIAN CULTURE...RIVETING' - The Lady 'A BEAUTIFUL AND MOVING TRIBUTE TO THE ENDURING POWER OF LOVE' - Ann Weisgarber, The Personal History of Rachel Dupree He is orphaned at birth, born into displacement and chaos. He has only one thing to hold on to: a love beyond his reach that propels him forward. She is young and idealistic, and tries to break out of the mould to create her own destiny. Will they be able to overcome their bleak realities amid war and tragedy? Heartbreaking and moving, Bitter Almonds is about displacement and exile, family duty and honour, and the universal feelings of love and loss.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 607 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm
A beautiful and moving tribute to the strength of the human spirit and the enduring power of love Ann Weisgarber, author of Orange shortlisted The Personal History of Rachel Dupree An enthralling mix of history and Palestinian culture... Riveting The Lady Lilas Taha's great gift in Bitter Almonds is to create characters and scenes so richly resonant with life and vitality, that the complicated, lush world of the Middle East feels as tangible and close as any world you are living in. Crucial in our strange days? Perhaps more than anything. Naomi Shihab Nye, author of HABIBI