The Resource Home fire, Kamila Shamsie

Home fire, Kamila Shamsie

Label
Home fire
Title
Home fire
Statement of responsibility
Kamila Shamsie
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London - or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappeared in pursuit of his own dream: to prove himself to the dark legacy of the jihadist father he never knew. Then Eamonn enters the sisters' lives. Handsome and privileged, he inhabits a London worlds away from theirs. As the son of a powerful British Muslim politician, Eamonn has his own birthright to live up to - or defy. Is he to be a chance at love? The means of Parvaiz's salvation? Two families' fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined, in this searing novel that asks: what sacrifices will we make in the name of love? A contemporary reimagining of Sophocles' Antigone, Home Fire is an urgent, fiercely compelling story of loyalties torn apart when love and politics collide
Awards note
  • Costa Novel Award, Shortlist 2017.
  • Women's Prize for Fiction: Longlist, 2018.
  • The Man Booker Prize for Fiction: Longlist, 2017.
Cataloging source
DKDLA
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Home fire, Kamila Shamsie
Label
Home fire, Kamila Shamsie
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1002030513
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781408886779
Media category
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