Map of Salt and Stars, The

Jennifer Zeynab Maccani

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co

Published: 7th Mar '19

£8.99

For fans of The Kite Runner, a magical yet very moving story of one young Syrian girl’s journey to find her way home.LONGLISTED FOR THE WILBUR SMITH ADVENTURE WRITING PRIZE 2019

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SKU: 9781474606776

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Description

In 2011, the peace of the Syrian city of Homs is disturbed by protests and shelling. A young girl, Nour, is forced to flee across the Levant and North Africa in search of safety. 800 years before, Rawiya, disguised as a boy and apprenticed to a famous map maker, set out on an epic quest to chart the globe, following the very same route. In The Map of Salt & Stars, the tales of these two heroines coming of age in perilous times interweave, and shine a light on a country in turmoil, human resilience and the power of stories.

Additional information

Weight 0.257 kg
Dimensions 18 × 126 × 196 mm
Page Count 368