• Title English : If the moon illuminates our steps
• Author : Nadia HASHIMI
• Pages : 480 Sheet
• Publisher : Milady (July 7, 2017)
• Collection : Milady Romans
• ISBN-10 : 2811237224
• ISBN-13 : 978-2811237226
• Product Dimensions : 22,5 x 2 x 14,5 cm
• Format Kindle : Docx, PDF, EBook and Epub
• Price : €
• Rating : ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 6/10
♦ Description : “After The Pearl and the Shell, discover Nadia Hashimi’s new masterpiece. A hot news story that recalls the fate of millions of displaced around the world. Washington Post.
Kabul is in the hands of the Taliban. Since her husband, considered an enemy of the regime, has been murdered, Fereiba is left to fend for herself. If she does not want to know the same fate as her husband, she must flee. After selling the little she has, she embarks on a perilous journey with her three children, hoping to find shelter with her sister in London. Like thousands of others, it crosses Iran, Turkey, Greece, Italy and France. Alas, the roads of exile are fraught with pitfalls: what will it have to sacrifice for a better tomorrow?
A captivating odyssey. Library Journal
Hashimi very delicately describes the tormented odyssey and the innumerable hardships that await all those who go into exile in the hope of finding refuge. Booklist
The heartbreaking story of a heroic mother in a world short of compassion. Toronto Star
A beautiful novel, characters more real than life, against a backdrop of a world gone crazy. »Bookreporter
An epic to read absolutely, on the borders, the obstacles and the courage of a mother. O, The Oprah Magazine.”
“Nadia Hashimi lives with her family in the suburbs of Washington, DC, where she is a pediatrician. His parents left Afghanistan in the 1970s, before the Soviet invasion. They returned to their home country for the first time in 2002 with their daughter. A remarkable journey that allows him to discover in a new light the history and the culture of Afghanistan which his novels are impregnated.
Nadia Hashimi was born in New York and grew up in New Jersey and Afghanistan. His parents are both from Afghanistan who left in the early 1970s before the Soviet invasion.
She is the author of four novels, “The pearl and the shell”, a youth book inspired by this one: “My life of Basha Posh”, “Provided that the night is over” and “If the moon lights our steps .”