By Elif Shafak
Internationally bestselling Turkish writer Elif Shafak’s new novel is a dramatic story of households, love, and misunderstandings that follows the destinies of dual sisters born in a Kurdish village. whereas Jamila remains to develop into a midwife, Pembe follows her Turkish husband, Adem, to London, the place they wish to make new lives for themselves and their children.
In London, they face a decision: remain unswerving to the previous traditions or attempt their top to slot in. After Adem abandons his kin, Iskender, the eldest son, needs to step in and develop into the one that won't enable any disgrace come to the family members name. And whilst Pembe starts a chaste affair with a guy named Elias, Iskender will become aware of which you can love somebody with your whole middle and but manage to harm them.
Just released to nice acclaim in England, Honor is a robust, gripping exploration of guilt and innocence, loyalty and betrayal, and the rigors of the immigrant, in addition to the affection and heartbreak that too usually tear households apart.
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Honor: A Novel by Elif Shafak