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The Baghdad Clock : Winner of the Edinburgh First Book Award
by Shahad Al Rawi and Luke Leafgren




Overview -
Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2018

This number one best-selling title in Iraq, Dubai, and the UAE is a heart-rending tale of two girls growing up in war-torn Baghdad

Baghdad, 1991. The Gulf War is raging. Two girls, hiding in an air raid shelter, tell stories to keep the fear and the darkness at bay, and a deep friendship is born. But as the bombs continue to fall and friends begin to flee the country, the girls must face the fact that their lives will never be the same again.

This poignant debut novel reveals just what it's like to grow up in a city that is slowly disappearing in front of your eyes, and how in the toughest times, children can build up the greatest resilience.

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Overview

Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2018

This number one best-selling title in Iraq, Dubai, and the UAE is a heart-rending tale of two girls growing up in war-torn Baghdad

Baghdad, 1991. The Gulf War is raging. Two girls, hiding in an air raid shelter, tell stories to keep the fear and the darkness at bay, and a deep friendship is born. But as the bombs continue to fall and friends begin to flee the country, the girls must face the fact that their lives will never be the same again.

This poignant debut novel reveals just what it's like to grow up in a city that is slowly disappearing in front of your eyes, and how in the toughest times, children can build up the greatest resilience.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781786074867
  • ISBN-10: 1786074869
  • Publisher: ONEWorld Publications
  • Publish Date: May 2019
  • Page Count: 272
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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