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Home Fire

Winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018



Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Home Fire"

Winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018
Shortlisted for the 2017 Costa Book Awards Novel Award
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017


Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London - or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappeared in pursuit of his own dream: to prove himself to the dark legacy of the jihadist father he never knew.

Then Eamonn enters the sisters' lives. Handsome and privileged, he inhabits a London worlds away from theirs. As the son of a powerful British Muslim politician, Eamonn has his own birthright to live up to - or defy. Is he to be a chance at love? The means of Parvaiz's salvation? Two families' fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined in this searing novel that asks: what sacrifices will we make in the name of love?

A contemporary reimagining of Sophocles' Antigone, Home Fire is an urgent, fiercely compelling story of loyalties torn apart when love and politics collide - confirming Kamila Shamsie as a master storyteller of our times.

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Συγγραφέας/εις: Shamsie Kamila
ISBN: 9781408886786
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 15/08/2017
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback
Σελίδες: 272
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 295 gr
Στοιχεία έκδοσης: Export/Airside

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