The Resource Home Fire

Home Fire

Label
Home Fire
Title
Home Fire
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Subject
Summary
NOW A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIMEWINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2017SHORTLISTED FOR THE DSC PRIZE FOR SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE 2018LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017A TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017A NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017AN EVENING STANDARD BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017'The book for our times' Judges of the Women's Prize'Elegant and evocative ... A powerful exploration of the clash between society, family and faith in the modern world' GuardianIsma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London – or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappeared in pursuit of his own dream: to prove himself to the dark legacy of the jihadist father he never knew.Then Eamonn enters the sisters' lives. Handsome and privileged, he inhabits a London worlds away from theirs. As the son of a powerful British Muslim politician, Eamonn has his own birthright to live up to – or defy. Is he to be a chance at love? The means of Parvaiz's salvation? Two families' fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined in this searing novel that asks: what sacrifices will we make in the name of love?A contemporary reimagining of Sophocles' Antigone, Home Fire is an urgent, fiercely compelling story of loyalties torn apart when love and politics collide – confirming Kamila Shamsie as a master storyteller of our times
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Shamsie, Kamila
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Literature
  • Mystery
  • Fiction
Label
Home Fire
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:dadedf5a-81f7-4f1c-a8b8-5385467d1f03
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781408886755
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Home Fire
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:dadedf5a-81f7-4f1c-a8b8-5385467d1f03
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781408886755
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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