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Nuruddin Farah

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Nuruddin Farah

Nurudin Farah is the author of 12 novels, including FROM A CROOKED RIB, LINKS, HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT and his Blood in the Sun trilogy: MAPS, GIFTS and SECRETS. His novels have been translated into 17 languages and have won numerous awards. Farah was named the 1998 laureate of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, “widely regarded as the most prestigious international literary award after the Nobel” (The New York Times). Born in Baidoa, Somalia, he now lives in Cape Town, South Africa, with his wife and their children.
 

Nuruddin Farah

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by Nuruddin Farah - Fiction

When Bella, a fashion photographer living in Rome, learns of her beloved half-brother’s murder, she travels to Nairobi to care for her niece and nephew. But when their mother resurfaces, reasserting her maternal rights and bringing with her a gale of chaos and confusion that mirrors the deepening political instability in the region, Bella must decide how far she will go to obey the call of sisterly responsibility.