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Pomegranate & Fig

Pomegranate & Fig

by Zaheda Ghani

A deeply moving novel about tradition, love, war and the sorrow & hope exile will bring.

Format
Paperback
Category
Fiction
Publisher
Hachette
Publish Date
June 2022

Tracing the lives of three young people, Henna, her brother Hamid, and a man who will become her husband, Rahim, this lyrical and evocative story reveals the political entanglements and family dynamics that are heightened and shattered by conflict. Taking us from the streets of Herat in the 1970s, invaded by Soviet forces, to India in the 1980s and then to the suburbs of Sydney, Pomegranate & Fig vividly illuminates the disruption, displacement and tragedy that war unleashes. Shortlisted for the Richell Prize, this is an unforgettable debut that heralds an exciting new Australian literary voice.

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