Tuesday, July 29, 2008

A couple more reviews

A Map of Home was recently reviewed in Booklist and Alef Magazine. A short excerpt from the Booklist review:
Ah, eccentric families. In Jarrar’s first novel, the lovable Ammars are talkative, argumentative, and so alive they practically burst off the page. ... Jarrar is sophisticated and deft, and her impressive debut is especially intriguing considering her clever use of recent Middle East history
And a snippet from Alef:
[A Map of Home] sparkles with humour and intelligence. Nidali tenderly describes her rollicking family life, recounted with both a wicked sense of humour and seriousness. Nidali’s parents are larger-than-life characters. ...This brilliant book is not one to overlook.
And you can have your very own copy in a month.


Blogger LisaMM said...

Your book sounds really interesting! Congrats on the early reviews.

9:51 AM  
Blogger rockslinga said...

Thanks, Lisa! Hope you'll check it out.

10:39 AM  

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