Abraham's Children

Abraham's Children
Publisher: The Other Press Sdn Bhd
Published Date: September 2013
ISBN-13: 978-9839541823

Fida is caught in the July 2005 London bombings. Scarred from her injuries, with no clear sense of why, she is drawn to Palestine. Her relationship with a Palestinian family deepens and she comes to appreciate and ingest the tremendous steadfastness and resilience of a nation in the face of ongoing military occupation.


Reviewed by: Jessica Purkiss

Heather Shroud introduces us to a whole host of characters in her novel Abraham's Children. We first meet the affected young Fida as she embarks on a trip to Palestine. With her Palestinian father absent from her life, her roots have been shrouded in mystery and, after her mother's death, she decides to leave the comfort of London to go to the...


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