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'A sublime reading experience- delicate, restrained, surpassingly intelligent, uncommonly poised and truly beautiful' Zadie Smith

As the First World War shatters families, destroys friendships and kills lovers, a young Palestinian dreamer sets out to find himself.

Midhat Kamal navigates his way across a fractured world, from the shifting politics of the Middle East to the dinner tables of Montpellier and a newly tumultuous Paris. He discovers that everything is fragile- love turns to loss, friends become enemies and everyone is looking for a place to belong.

Isabella Hammad delicately untangles the politics and personal tragedies of a turbulent era - the Palestinian struggle for independence, the strife of the early twentieth century and the looming shadow of the Second World War. An intensely human story amidst a global conflict, The Parisian is historical fiction with a remarkable contemporary voice.

*AN OBSERVER HOTTEST-TIPPED DEBUT NOVELIST OF 2019*

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781911214434
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 153mm x 41mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Jonathan Cape Ltd
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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