Flower of Sand (Galician Wave #12) (Paperback)

Flower of Sand (Galician Wave #12) By Manuel Lourenzo Gonzalez, Jonathan Dunne (Translator) Cover Image

Flower of Sand (Galician Wave #12) (Paperback)


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This is book number 12 in the Galician Wave series.

It is several years since the events of Brother of the Wind, the prequel to Flower of Sand, and Amrah, the daughter of the mayor of Qhissa Hanni in the mountains of north Iraq, has adapted to her new life in Kirkuk. Her father has gone from being mayor of a small village to becoming a pivotal figure in the oil business, an intermediary between foreign corporations and local companies, and an aspiring politician. He has betrothed his daughter to his business partner, the governing judge Jemaa Lefta. Amrah, however, has not forgotten her childhood sweetheart, Khaled, or her wish to study architecture at university and design buildings in the new Iraq. Her studies bring her into contact with a local resistance leader, Haytham al-Taleb, and when her father falsely accuses her mother of adultery and divorces her, she agrees to provide Haytham with information about his business activities. Her involvement with the resistance will go much further than that, however, taking her down a road she would never have imagined, and ultimately salvation will take the form of the most unexpected person in her life. Manuel Lourenzo Gonz lez has won all three major Galician fiction awards: the Blanco Amor, the Garc a Barros and the Xerais. He has written a prequel to Flower of Sand, which tells the story of Khaled, Amrah's childhood sweetheart, and the journey he sets out on to protect his family's dignity: Brother of the Wind.

Product Details ISBN: 9789543840755
ISBN-10: 954384075X
Publisher: Small Stations Press
Publication Date: October 19th, 2017
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Galician Wave