By Muhsin al-Ramli
Saleem, bored to death with the entire violence, religiosity, and strict relations hierarchies of his Iraqi village, flees to Spain to set up a brand new existence for himself. yet his lonely exile is grew to become the other way up whilst he encounters his father, Noah, in a Madrid nightclub after now not seeing him in additional than a decade. Noah appears and acts like a brand new guy, and Saleem units out to find the secret of his father's presence in Spain and his altered existence. In doing so, he remembers formative moments in Iraq of familial love, warfare, and the haunting unintentional dying of his cousin Aliya, Saleem's accomplice within the hesitant, delicate exploration of sexuality. whilst the renewed courting along with his father erupts in a violent clash, Saleem is compelled to rediscover his experience of self and the hard-won balance of his existence.
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