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Titel: The Registrar's Manual For Detecting Forced ...
Verlag: Simon & Schuster, London
Zustand: Very Good
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good
Signiert: By Author
Art des Buches: Used
Used hardcover with dust jacket. Signed by author on title page. Jacket and binding are very well preserved, pages are clean and crisp, and printing is tight and bright throughout. MB. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 268715
Inhaltsangabe: Swimming for his life towards traffickers on the Italian shore, Selim enters a world where Kurdish refugees disguise themselves as tomatoes, dates of birth are a matter of opinion, and a residency permit is a ticket to paradise. When he ends up in a small town in Germany, Selim believes he is finally safe, until the law catches up with him and the clock starts ticking. Selim realises there is only one way to avoid deportation, if he dare try ...Fifteen years later, in a town hall in Paris, a Registrar receives an unsettling book in the post. The Registrar's Manual for Detecting Forced Marriages only fuels her suspicions surrounding an impending Kurdish wedding. Unsure how to intervene, she embarks on an investigation that brings her uncomfortably close to an old acquaintance: Selim. Written with real imaginative flair, heart and humour, The Registrar's Manual for Detecting Forced Marriages introduces an unlikely hero who'll prove impossible to forget, and a prodigious new talent in Sophie Hardach.
`Give us five words to describe The Registrar's Manual for Detecting Forced Marriages? Kurdish odyssey with Parisian denouement'
--The List 16/3
`[A] smart and gripping novel about identity, immigration, love and marriage' --Mirror
`A lucid debut by a talented writer. Her global sensibility and refreshing style give this novel ... an original flavour. The story ... is handled with real delight and authority' --Daily Mail
`Imaginative and compelling'
--Woman & Home
`This is an affecting portrayal of the troubles faced by the displaced and dispossessed seeking refuge in the West' --Mail on Sunday
'An affecting portrayal of the troubles faced by the displaced and dispossessed seeking refuge in the West' --Mail on Sunday
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