by: Inaam Kachach,
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We let ourselves be won over by this novel that describes with such faithfulness and emotion the tearing apart of a country and a woman forever caught between two shores
Full of poetry and freshness
Here's an extraordinary burst of writing to jolt us out of indifference. In one of the most beautiful novels of the new season, Inaam Kachachi portrays the dual tragedy of her native land: the failure of American and the humilation of Iraq' -
The American Granddaughter eloquently reveals the narrator's painful inner struggle against a backdrop of the pointless atrocities of war.
Born in Baghdad, Inaam Kachachi now lives in Paris. she writes for several Arabic newspapers and has published two non-fiction books in addition to her debut novel Sawaqi al-Quloob (Streams of Hearts, 2005).
An exciting new Arab literary voice available for the first time in English
The eloquently told story of a young woman's personal journey to
An impassioned look at love, belonging and the ties that bind us to the places we come from
Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) 2009