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By Sahar Mandour,Nicole Fares

In this finely saw novel, 5 younger Lebanese girls navigate their expert and social lives in a urban interrupted by means of random explosions. it's not a warfare sector, yet there isn't any peace both; Beirut stands on the fringe of either. those ladies, very like their state, were formed by means of the occasions of an extended civil battle, their early life spent in shelters, their formative years in an unrecognizable urban below swift reconstruction. And right here they're now, negotiating the main points in their grownup lives, battling to guard their identities, voices, and relationships in a society always lower than questioning.
Talk of politics and gossip by way of the old and young animate the espresso retailers. Heated debates and gear dynamics spread in bars and at the streets. Mandour’s humorous and defiant variety invitations an intimacy, giving readers a glimpse into the absurdities and injustices of daily life in Lebanon. With empathy and a deep honesty, Mandour narrates the lives of those girls who fight to create their very own future whereas while coming to phrases with the id in their Mediterranean city.

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