Womens Literary Fiction

New PDF release: Salt Houses

By Hala Alyan

'A piercingly based novel . . . with the ability to either holiday and mend your heart.' Ru Freeman, writer of On Sal Mal Lane

'Epic in scope and uniquely appropriate in its challenge for displacement. quite well-suited for our instances, then.' Red

Where do you cross in case you can’t move domestic?

On the eve of her daughter Alia’s marriage ceremony, Salma reads the girl’s destiny in a cup of espresso dregs.

Although she retains her predictions to herself that day, they quickly come to cross within the wake of the Six-Day warfare of 1967. stuck up within the resistance, Alia’s brother disappears, whereas Alia and her husband movement from Nablus to Kuwait urban. Reluctantly they construct a existence, torn among wanting to recollect and studying to forget.

When Saddam Hussein invades Kuwait, Alia and her family members all over again lose their domestic, their land, and their tale as they understand it. Scattering to Beirut, Paris and Boston, Alia’s little ones commence households in their personal, once again navigating the burdens and advantages of starting again.

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'A piercingly based novel . . . with the facility to either holiday and mend your middle. ' Ru Freeman, writer of On Sal Mal Lane'Epic in scope and uniquely correct in its obstacle for displacement. quite well-suited for our instances, then. ' RedWhere do you move if you happen to can’t pass domestic? at the eve of her daughter Alia’s marriage ceremony, Salma reads the girl’s destiny in a cup of espresso dregs.

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