Honour

Elif Shafak

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 30-04-2015

£8.99

Leaving her twin sister behind, Pembe leaves Turkey for love – following her husband Adem to London. There the Topraks hope to make new lives for themselves and their children. Yet, no matter how far they travel, the traditions and beliefs the Topraks left behind stay with them – carried in the blood.

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Description

From Booker-shortlisted author Elif Shafak, Honour is a gripping tale of love, betrayal and clashing cultures.’My mother died twice. I promised myself I would not let her story be forgotten’Pembe and Adem Toprak leave Turkey for London. There they make new lives for their family. Yet the traditions and beliefs of their home come with them – carried in the blood of their children, Iskender and Esma. Trapped by past mistakes, the Toprak children find their lives torn apart and transformed by a brutal and chilling crime.Set in Turkey and London in the 1970s, Honour explores pain and loss, loyalty and betrayal, the clash of tradition and modernity, as well as the love and heartbreak that can tear any family apart.’One of the best writers in the world today’ Hanif Kureishi’Vivid storytelling… that explores the darkest aspects of faith and love’ Sunday Telegraph

Additional information

Weight 0.245 kg
Dimensions 21 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 352