The Orchard of Lost Souls

The Orchard of Lost Souls

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From one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists, a stunning novel illuminating Somalia’s tragic civil war

It is 1987 and Hargeisa waits. Whispers of revolution travel on the dry winds, but still the dictatorship remains secure.

     Soon, through the eyes of three women, we will see Somalia fall.

     Nine-year-old Deqo has left the vast refugee camp where she was born, lured to the city by the promise of her first pair of shoes.

     Kawsar,… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)


Only Mohamed’s luminous prose lights the way and checks the relentlessness of the narrative.

This novel shows its author blossoming into her talent with her own innovative, at times pulse-quickening style, distilling startling language from loss.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 04, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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