May 26th, 2019
Home | Log in!

On Top Shelf
TAKENTAKEN
Fresh Pick
Todays_Pick
THE SUMMER RETREAT

Reviewer Application

Summer Kick-Off

New Books This Week

Latest Articles


Let your reading bloom in May

Slideshow image


Since your web browser does not support JavaScript, here is a non-JavaScript version of the image slideshow:

slideshow image
He's stuck in the Past. She shows him their future.


slideshow image
Can they succeed in 1920s Hollywood with only friendship to rely on?


slideshow image
Years ago, they were in love.


slideshow image
Life can change in the blink of an eye...


slideshow image
The stakes have never been higher


slideshow image
Start of a new series


North of Dawn by Nuruddin Farah

Purchase

Add to Wish List


Also by Nuruddin Farah:

North of Dawn, December 2018
Hardcover
Hiding In Plain Sight, November 2014
Hardcover
Crossbones, September 2011
Hardcover
Knots, February 2007
Hardcover
Sweet and Sour Milk, August 2006
Trade Size (reprint)
Links, April 2005
Trade Size (reprint)
Secrets, June 2001
Hardcover
Maps, November 2000
Trade Size (reprint)
Gifts, November 2000
Trade Size

North of Dawn
Nuruddin Farah

Riverhead Books
December 2018
On Sale: December 4, 2018
384 pages
ISBN: 0735214239
EAN: 9780735214231
Kindle: B07BD2QHMT
Hardcover / e-Book
Add to Wish List

Fiction | Literature and Fiction Literary

A couple's tranquil life abroad is irrevocably transformed by the arrival of their son's widow and children, in the latest from Somalia's most celebrated novelist.

For decades, Gacalo and Mugdi have lived in Oslo, where they've led a peaceful, largely assimilated life and raised two children. Their beloved son, Dhaqaneh, however, is driven by feelings of alienation to jihadism in Somalia, where he kills himself in a suicide attack. The couple reluctantly offers a haven to his family. But on arrival in Oslo, their daughter-in-law cloaks herself even more deeply in religion, while her children hunger for the freedoms of their new homeland, a rift that will have lifealtering consequences for the entire family.

Set against the backdrop of real events, North of Dawn is a provocative, devastating story of love, loyalty, and national identity that asks whether it is ever possible to escape a legacy of violence--and if so, at what cost.

Comments

No comments posted.

Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!

© 2003-2019 off-the-edge.net  all rights reserved Privacy Policy

Google+ Google+