Johan and Adam are placed in different adoptive homes and lose all contact. Johan is taken to Kuala Lumpur whilst Adam remains in Indonesia. But in 1964, as Indonesia slides towards civil war, in the volatile atmosphere and lured by the promise of help to find his brother, Adam falls in with a dangerous crowd and is swept up in overwhelming events.

Johan and Adam are placed in different adoptive homes and lose all contact. Johan is taken to Kuala Lumpur whilst Adam remains in Indonesia. But in 1964, as Indonesia slides towards civil war, in the volatile atmosphere and lured by the promise of help to find his brother, Adam falls in with a dangerous crowd and is swept up in overwhelming events.

After being driven from their land by French colonial soldiers in 1909, Nour and his people, "the blue men" must search for a haven out of the desert that will shelter them. Interspersed with the story of Nour is the contemporary story of Lalla, a descendent of the blue men, who lives in Morocco and tries to stay true to the blood of her ancestors while experiencing life as a modern immigrant.

After being driven from their land by French colonial soldiers in 1909, Nour and his people, "the blue men" must search for a haven out of the desert that will shelter them. Interspersed with the story of Nour is the contemporary story of Lalla, a descendent of the blue men, who lives in Morocco and tries to stay true to the blood of her ancestors while experiencing life as a modern immigrant.

Uprooted from her Shanghai childhood, young Cassandra is sent to live on the Black Isle. A teeming British colony in the Indonesian archipelago, the Isle is a seaport haunted by a multitude of ghosts, ghosts that Cassandra can see. These spirits will face off against the forces of modernity, drawing her into a turbulent struggle.

There are ghosts on the Black Isle.Ghosts that no one can see.except Cassandra.Uprooted from Shanghai with her father and twin brother, young Cassandra finds… read more at Kobo.

Fish Have No Feet is a novel of profound beauty and wisdom by a major international writer. By the author of the acclaimed trilogy Heaven and Hell , The Sorrow of Angels and The Heart of Man

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From one of Turkey’s most acclaimed and outspoken writers, a novel about the tangled histories of two families In her second novel written in English, Elif Shafak confronts her country’s violent past in a vivid and colorful tale set in both Turkey and the United States.

From one of Turkey’s most acclaimed and outspoken writers, a novel about the tangled histories of two families In her second novel written in English, Elif Shafak confronts her country’s violent past in a vivid and colorful tale set in both Turkey and the United States.

A big-spirited comedy of society running amok in modern China that follows two brothers riding the dizzying rollercoaster of life in a newly capitalist world.

A big-spirited comedy of society running amok in modern China that follows two brothers riding the dizzying rollercoaster of life in a newly capitalist world.

Sensual, funny and acerbic, The Spectacle Salesman's Family is a brilliant, vivid portrait of Jewish life in post-Holocaust Germany that continues the Jewish tradition of memorialising, recounting the details in order to hold onto the past and its lessons.

Sensual, funny and acerbic, The Spectacle Salesman's Family is a brilliant, vivid portrait of Jewish life in post-Holocaust Germany that continues the Jewish tradition of memorialising, recounting the details in order to hold onto the past and its lessons.

In a small seaside suburb two strangers arrive - Juan Olmedo, accompanied by his mentally disabled brother and his young niece, and Sara Gomez, an enigmatic women in her fifties. Both have their reasons for fleeing the city.

In a small seaside suburb two strangers arrive - Juan Olmedo, accompanied by his mentally disabled brother and his young niece, and Sara Gomez, an enigmatic women in her fifties. Both have their reasons for fleeing the city.


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