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Bitter Almonds
Author: Lilas Taha

ISBN: 9789927118043
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 1 September 2015
Country of Publication: QA
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.5 x 2.2
Description:
As a country is torn apart by war, a young man falls desperately in love. How can he choose between his duty and his heart?

'So it is good to eat bitter almonds because they make the sweet ones taste even better?'

Omar is an orphaned Palestinian born into chaos, displaced by violence, and driven by forces beyond his control to find his place in the world. He only has one thing to hold on to: a love that propels him forward and gives him hope.

Nadia is carefree and tries to be oblivious to the tough realities of her world in Damascus. But she is confronted with a cruel load thrust upon her by selfish and cowardly brother. Will she break out of her traditional social mould to create her own destiny?

About the Author

Lilas Taha is a writer at heart, an electrical engineer by training and an advocate for domestic abuse victims by choice. She was born in Kuwait to a Syrian mother and a Palestinian father, and immigrated to the US following the Gulf war.

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