The Orchard of Lost Souls
Publish date: August 15th 2013
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 338
Edition language: English
The Orchard of Lost Souls is the story of the women of Somalia during the period of violent civil war and a severe drought. This is a global story told through the stories of three individuals. I don't know much about the history of Somalia or the culture. Yet, I recognize in these women patterns se...
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This book has a fascinating setting: Somalia in the 1980s. The country had a nominally Communist military dictatorship, under attack by rebel forces, and with civilians caught in the middle; this was before Somalia descended into the chaos of today, but we see those later troubles foreshadowed by th...
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