Sweetness in the Belly (Kobo eBook)

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Like Brick Lane and The Kite Runner, Camilla Gibb s widely praised new novel is a poignant and intensely atmospheric look beyond the stereotypes of Islam. After her hippie British parents are murdered, Lilly is raised at a Sufi shrine in Morocco. As a young woman she goes on pilgrimage to Harar, Ethiopia, where she teaches Qur an to children and falls in love with an idealistic doctor. But even swathed in a traditional headscarf, Lilly can t escape being marked as a foreigner. Forced to flee Ethiopia for England, she must once again confront the riddle of who she is and where she belongs.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781101118290
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: March 26th, 2007
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