The Shadow of the Crescent MoonBook - 2015
Long-listed for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, a lyrical novel set over the course of one morning in a small town in Pakistan. Fatima Bhutto's stunning debut novel chronicles the lives of five young people trying to live and love in a world on fire. Set during the American invasion of Afghanistan, it begins and ends one rain-swept Friday morning in Mir Ali, a small town in Pakistan's Tribal Areas close to the Afghan border. Three brothers meet for breakfast. Three hours later their day will end in devastating circumstances.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2015.
Copyright Date: ©2013.
Characteristics: 231 pages ;,22 cm.