by Ariel Kahn - £8.99 Bluemoose Books Ltd (2018)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781910422410 | ISBN 10: 191042241x
Malka Sabbatto is a young woman who flees the confines of her traditional family in Jerusalem, followed by Moshe, a Russian immigrant and her father's top student. After falling in with a sinister cult in Safed she escapes to Jaffa, where she starts to build a new life under the wing of an Arab chef. When she feels she has finally found contentment, a family tragedy forces her to return to Jerusalem.
Raising Sparks reveals the hidden worlds, shared histories and unknown stories of the modern Middle East.
(Price & availability last checked: September 2018)
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