The Water Thief

deClaire Hajaj

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14 janvier 2020|
The Water Thief de Claire Hajaj
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From the award-winning author of Ishmael’s Oranges comes a searing novel with a profound moral conflict at its heart.

When a heart attack kills his father, young architect Nick abandons his comfortable London life to volunteer abroad for a year – a last chance to prove himself, and atone for old sins.

But in a remote village on the edge of the Sahara, dangerous currents soon engulf him: a simmering family conflict, hidden violence and dangerous fanaticism. An illicit attraction to his host’s lonely wife soon threatens both of their worlds. But when a deadly drought descends it brings an irrevocable choice: should he take matters into his own hands? Or let fate run its course? His decision has life-changing consequences for them all.
Claire Hajaj has spent the past fifteen years working in international aid and conflict resolution for the United Nations, across war zones from Burma to Baghdad. She shares Palestinian and Jewish heritage, growing up between the deserts of the Middle East and the gardens of rural England. Claire’s writing has also appeared in Ne...
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Titre :The Water Thief
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :352 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 1.4 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :352 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 1.4 po
Publié le :14 janvier 2020
Publié par :Oneworld Publications
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781786075079

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