How To Be a Kosovan Bride

Naomi Hamill

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Salt Publishing

Published: 15-08-2017


This debut novel is about the transformation of two young women and about the way that a nation changes and develops after war. It evokes a specific, undiscovered place. It is characterised by striking imagery and daring form.

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Longlisted for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award 2018How to be a Kosovan Bride opens up something entirely new to the reader: the history, culture and stories of one of the newest countries in the world. It weaves together Albanian folktale, stories of Kosovan experience of the war in 1999 and a look into the lives of modern-day Kosovan women. The dark undercurrent of Albanian blood feuds underpins a story about the impact of war and the way that new life can emerge from darkness.It is characterised by striking imagery and daring form.

Additional information

Dimensions 16 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 224