'A suspenseful epic' Daily Telegraph
'A triumph' Financial Times
'Heartbreaking' Mail on Sunday
'Deeply moving' Sunday Times
Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. Yet love can move a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism.
Fine first edition with some small bumps to the top of the spine. In a near fine dust jacket. On the back cover there is an ISBN sticker which has begun to peel off.
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