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The Beekeeper of Aleppo

by Christy Lefteri

Historical Fiction

The Beekeeper of Aleppo Synopsis

The International Number One Bestseller, for readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Kite Runner.

Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live happily in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo - until the unthinkable happens and they are forced to flee. But what Afra has seen is so terrible she has gone blind, and so they must embark on a perilous journey through Turkey and Greece towards an uncertain future in Britain.

As Nuri and Afra travel through a broken world, they must confront not only the pain of their own unspeakable loss, but dangers that would overwhelm the bravest of souls. Above all - and perhaps this is the hardest thing they face - they must journey to find each other again.

Moving, powerful, compassionate and beautifully written, The Beekeeper of Aleppo is a testament to the triumph of the human spirit. Told with deceptive simplicity, it is the kind of book that reminds us of the power of storytelling.

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ISBN: 9781838770013
Publication date: 20/02/2020
Publisher: Manilla Press an imprint of Bonnier Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781785768927
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Publisher: Zaffre Publishing
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781838770013
Publication date: 20th February 2020
Author: Christy Lefteri
Publisher: Manilla Press an imprint of Bonnier Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: Historical Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Christy Lefteri

Christy Lefteri was born in London in 1980 to Greek Cypriot parents who moved to London in 1974 during the Turkish invasion. She completed a degree in English and a Masters in creative writing at Brunel University. She taught English to foreign students and then became a secondary school teacher before leaving to pursue a PhD and to write. She is also studying to become a psychotherapist.

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