Afterlives - Abdulrazak Gurnah (The Bookshop Bookclub September 2022 Read)

€12.90

Afterlives - Abdulrazak Gurnah (The Bookshop Bookclub September 2022 Read)

Afterlives - Abdulrazak Gurnah (The Bookshop Bookclub September 2022 Read)

€12.90

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BY THE WINNER OF THE 2021 NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2021 ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 WALTER SCOTT PRIZE

While he was still a little boy, Ilyas was stolen from his parents by the German colonial troops. After years away, fighting in a war against his own people, he returns to his village to find his parents gone, and his sister Afiya given away.

Another young man returns at the same time. Hamza was not stolen for the war, but sold into it; he has grown up at the right hand of an officer whose protection has marked him life. With nothing but the clothes on his back, he seeks only work and security - and the love of the beautiful Afiya.

As fate knots these young people together, as they live and work and fall in love, the shadow of a new war on another continent lengthens and darkens, ready to snatch them up and carry them away...

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