Fiction, World Literature / Middle East
by Nir Barkin
"Esther" is gripping historic fiction, a complex and exciting family saga, and a high-suspense detective novel. It follows a young man’s quest to find his grandfather, a man he has never known, and who abandoned the family and disappeared from the ...
Afsun Beyond the Vineyard is at once a poignant coming-of-age story and an indictment of religious extremism. Presented as the diary of a resilient, outspoken teenager, this novel offers authentic insights into the subtleties of Afghanistan’s Uzbek ...