Under the Almond Tree
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Under the Almond Tree

Éditeur : Two Roads

Date de parution : 17/08/2018

Les notes :  Donner votre avis

Format : ePub

Protection numérique : Contenu protégé

Synopsis :

If you lost everything you loved, how would you survive and begin again? Under the Almond Tree tells the story of one refugee family fleeing Afghanistan and the catastrophic effects of war and displacement.
Fifteen year old Samar and her family are refugees, fleeing the conflict in 1990s Kabul, after the Russians and then the Taliban, turn their lives inside out. They are aboard the Trans-Siberian Express as it travels across Russia towards an uncertain future. With the help of Napoleon, the ticket collector, her beloved copy of Anna Karenina, and her family, Samar narrates the story of their epic journey away from their happy life in Kabul and everything they have known. But, as Samar's tale unfolds, and the secrets of the family are unearthed, we slowly discover that the truth is far more devastating - and more full of hope - than we could ever have imagined. Under the Almond Tree is a story of how we keep the truth from those we love, and even from ourselves, to hold on to the beliefs which underpin our lives. It's also the story of extraordinary resilience and courage, in a turbulent world where nothing can be relied upon, but everything is possible.

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  • Date de parution : 17/08/18
  • Éditeur : Two Roads
  • EAN : 9781473640856
  • Format : ePub
  • Nombre de pages: 320

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  • ePub
  • Protection numérique : Contenu protégé

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