The Beekeeper of Aleppo: Signed Edition (Hardback)Christy Lefteri (author)
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In the midst of war, he found love In the midst of darkness, he found courage In the midst of tragedy, he found hope.
Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo - until the unthinkable happens. When all they care for is destroyed by war, they are forced to escape. As Nuri and Afra travel through a broken world, they must confront not only the pain of their own unspeakable loss, but dangers that would overwhelm the bravest of souls. Above all - and perhaps this is the hardest thing they face - they must journey to find each other again.
Moving, powerful, compassionate and beautifully written, The Beekeeper of Aleppo is a testament to the triumph of the human spirit. Told with deceptive simplicity, it is the kind of book that reminds us of the power of storytelling.
Publisher: Zaffre Publishing
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 576 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 34 mm
'A story of loss, love, resillience and hope. … it's impossible not to be moved.' - The Observer
'A redemptive tale of hope in the midst of shocking adversity.' - Irish Independent
'A book of darkness and light, of horrors and hope, and of the true power of the human spirit.' - Culturefly
'Christy Lefteri has crafted a beautiful novel, intelligent, thoughtful, and relevant. I'm recommending this book to everyone I care about. So, I'm recommending this book to you.' - Benjamin Zephaniah
'This is a novel of international significance. Courageous, provocative, haunting, it will open our eyes.' - Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz
'This book dips below the deafening headlines, and tells a true story with subtlety and power.' - Esther Freud
'This compelling tale had me gripped with its compassion, its sensual style and its onward and lively urge for resolution.' - Daljit Nagra
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