The Beekeeper of Aleppo

The Beekeeper of Aleppo - Wheeler Publishing Large Print Hardcover

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Synopsis

"Nuri is a beekeeper and Afra, his wife, is an artist. Mornings, Nuri rises early to hear the call to prayer before driving to his hives in the countryside. On weekends, Afra sells her colorful landscape paintings at the open-air market. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the hills of the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo--until the unthinkable happens. When all they love is destroyed by war, Nuri knows they have no choice except to leave their home. But escaping Syria will be no easy task: Afra has lost her sight, leaving Nuri to navigate her grief as well as a perilous journey through Turkey and Greece toward an uncertain future in Britain. Nuri is sustained only by the knowledge that waiting for them is his cousin Mustafa, who has started an apiary in Yorkshire and is teaching fellow refugees beekeeping. As Nuri and Afra travel through a broken world, they must confront not only the pain of their own unspeakable lo

Book information

ISBN: 9781432872298
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
Imprint: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
Pub date:
Edition: Large print edition
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: cm.
Weight: 522g
Height: 218mm
Width: 145mm
Spine width: 23mm