My special treat on World Book Day: A great story about a lesser known subject told in a beautiful way by an amazing new indie author. Everyone should read something special on World Book Day, this would make an excellent choice. I saved this as a highlight for today.
“Daughters of Iraq” is the compelling story of three women from the same family. It is the story of emigration from Iraq to Israel as experienced by two sisters: Violet, whom we learn about through a diary she kept after being diagnosed with a critical illness, and Farida, whose personality unfolds through her relationship with her surroundings, and with herself. The third character is Noa, Violet’s daughter and a student, a young woman in her twenties who is searching for meaning. Noa embarks on a spiritual quest to the past, so that she can learn how to build her…
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