Bitter Almonds

Author(s): Lilas Taha

Contemporary

Omar is an orphaned Palestinian born into chaos and driven by forces beyond his control to find his place in the world. He has only one thing to hold on to: a love that propels him forward. Nadia is young and idealistic. Her attempts to be oblivious to the bleak reality in Damascus are thwarted by her cowardly brother. Will she be able to break out of her traditional social mould to create her own destiny? Heartbreaking and moving, Bitter Almonds is about displacement and exile, family duty and honour, and the universal feelings of love and loss.

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In the fight for freedom, will he lose his heart?

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.

General Fields

  • : 9789927118043
  • : Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing
  • : Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing
  • : July 2015
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Qatar
  • : August 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 320
  • : Export/Airside
  • : Paperback
  • : Lilas Taha