As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow

As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow

Children's
Paperback Published on: 22/06/2023
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Synopsis

Burning with the fires of hope and possibility, As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow will sweep you up and never let you go. Salama Kassab was a pharmacy student when the cries for freedom broke out in Syria. She still had her parents and her big brother; she still had her home. She was even supposed to be meeting a boy to talk about marriage. Now Salama volunteers at a hospital in Homs, helping the wounded who flood through the doors. She knows that she should be thinking about leaving, but who will help the people of her beloved country if she doesn't? With her heart so conflicted, her mind has conjured a vision to spur her to action. His name is Khawf, and he haunts her nights with hallucinations of everything she has lost. But even with Khawf pressing her to leave, when she crosses paths with Kenan, the boy she was supposed to meet on that fateful day, she starts to doubt her resolve in leaving home at all. Soon, Salama must learn to see the events around her for what they truly are-not a war, but a revolution-and decide how she, too, will cry for Syria's freedom.

  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • ISBN: 9781526648549
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow
Heartbreaking, yet eye- opening.
I had some idea of the war in Syria but after reading Zoulfa’s book, which so perfectly described how it truly is to live through that war and suffer from ... READ MORE
Virsha Parveen
As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow
thought provoking & eye opening! a must read!!
i cant articulate my thoughts and feelings on this book because i feel so many and a lot of them make me want to sob as i did during this book. a very thou... READ MORE
megs
As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow
One of the best books I have ever read
**AD PR PRODUCT** I entered into this book nervously, unsure if it would be too depressing given its topic but I have so many words for this book and depre... READ MORE
RedwoodReads
As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow
Haunting and Visceral, with Hope shining all the way through
Book Review: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5/5 As Long As The Lemon Trees Grow is a highly emotional and breathtaking story about love, loss, and trauma, set during the civ... READ MORE
Aziza
As Long As the Lemon Trees Grow
Haunting and beautifully written
"It reminds me that as long as the lemon trees grow, hope will never die". I have seen this book reviewed many times over on Bookstagram and I love a st... READ MORE
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