The Beekeeper of Aleppo



The unforgettable love story of a mother blinded by loss and her husband who insists on their survival as they undertake the Syrian refugee trail to Europe.Nuri is a beekeeper his wife, Afra, an artist They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo until the unthinkable happens When all they care for is destroyed by war, they are forced to escape But what Afra has seen is so terrible she has gone blind, and so they must embark on a perilous journey through Turkey and Greece towards an uncertain future in Britain On the way, Nuri is sustained by the knowledge that waiting for them is Mustafa, his cousin and business partner, who has started an apiary and is teaching fellow refugees in Yorkshire to keep bees.As Nuri and Afra travel through a broken world, they must confront not only the pain of their own unspeakable loss, but dangers that would overwhelm the bravest of souls Above all, they must journey to find each other again.Moving, powerful, compassionate, and beautifully written, The Beekeeper of Aleppo is a testament to the triumph of the human spirit It is the kind of book that reminds us of the power of storytelling. New Read [ The Beekeeper of Aleppo ] author [ Christy Lefteri ] – tiffanydaniels.co.ukThe Beekeeper of Aleppo

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo  By Christy Lefteri IBN : 1984821210 Format : Hardcover – tiffanydaniels.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 224 pages
  • The Beekeeper of Aleppo
  • Christy Lefteri
  • 11 January 2017
  • 1984821210

8 thoughts on “The Beekeeper of Aleppo

  1. says:

    Refugees didn t just escape a place They had to escape a thousand memories until they d put enough time and distance between them and their misery, to wake to a better day Nadia Hashimi, When the Moon is LowNuri was a beekeeper in Aleppo, Syria, his wife Afra an artist of course this was before the war that was to tear their lives apart, and in which they suffered the most unbearable loss In addition, this loss left Afra blind Prior to the war, they d lived a simple but happy life amon Refugees didn t just escape a place They had to escape a thousand memories until they d put enough time and distance between them and their misery, to wake to a better day Nadia Hashimi, When the Moon is LowNuri was a beekeeper in Aleppo, Syria, his wife Afra an artist of course this was before the war that was to tear their lives apart, and in which they suffered the most unbearable loss In addition, this loss left Afra blind Prior to the war, they d lived a simple but happy life among friends and family, people who knew the meaning of the most important thing in life love As things became everdangerous, with random killings and beheadings of innocent men, women and children, they had no choice but to leave what was left of t...

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    After I finished reading this, I almost wasn t going to write a full review, but just say that it s a heartbreaking, realistic rendering of the refugee experience, of people struggling to make it to a country that would provide asylum from a place where they have endured incredible loss and face imminent danger In spite of the heartache, it s a beautifully written story and I highly recommend it That s all I was going to say because I thought the book was so powerful, it would speak for itself After I finished reading this, I almost wasn t going to write a full review, but just say that it s a heartbreaking, realistic rendering of the refugee experience, of people struggling to make it to a country that would provide asylum from a place where they have endured incredible loss and face imminent danger In spite of the heartache, it s a beautifully written story and I highly recommend it That s all I was going to say because I thought the book was so powerful, it would speak for itself But I couldn t leave it at that because this b...

  3. says:

    From its first pages, this book will hit you hard It depicts Nuri and his wife, Afra, and the disintegration of their life in Syria and their arduous journey to asylum in England They lost their son to a bomb Both are suffering from PTSD, although their symptoms are markedly different What can I say about a book like this It is heartrending It s beautifully written It comes across as totally real But I still struggled with it It s very depressing, as you would expect I had to keep putt From its first pages, this book will hit you hard It depicts Nuri and his wife, Afra, and the disintegration of their life in Syria and their arduous journey to asylum in England They lost their son to a bomb Both are suffering from PTSD, although their symptoms are markedly different What can I say about a book like this It is heartrending It s beautifully written It comes across as tota...

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    What a thought provoking and haunting piece of fiction, beautifully written and the reader does get a horrifying glimpse into the refugee and asylum crisis and the challenges and heartbreak families caught up in this nightmare in Syria have trying to flee to safety.This is the story of Nuri, a beekeeper and his artist wife Afra and their Journey to safety in England after the situation deteriorates in Aleppo and the sacrifices they make in order to reach family and friends in England If you are What a thought provoking and haunting piece of fiction, beautifully written and the reader does get a horrifying glimpse into the refugee and asylum crisis and the challenges and heartbreak families caught up in this nightmare in Syria have trying to flee to safety.This is the story of Nuri, a beekeeper and his artist wife Afra and their Journey to safety in England after the situation deteriorates in Aleppo and the sacrifices they make in order to reach family and friends in England If you are reading this book looking for an insight to the Syrian Conflict and the Civil War in Allepo then this novel will not answer your questions however this is a we...

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    I don t think I d have picked up this novel of my own accord But I received it as a thoughtful gift so I felt I should at least give it a try And I m glad I did It has given me a sense of what it means when your world is turned upside down by a political situation that is outside your control, and of how difficult it is to put all the pieces back together again.Nuri and his wife Afra are refugees in England, having made the long and perilous journey to escape the war in Syria They are reliev I don t think I d have picked up this novel of my own accord But I received it as a thoughtful gift so I felt I should at least give it a try And I m glad I did It has given me a sense of what it means when your world is turned upside down by a political situation that is outside your control, and of how difficult it is to put all the pieces back together again.Nuri and his wife Afra are refugees in England, having made the long and perilous journey to escape the war in Syria They are relieved to be safe from harm at last, but we get the sense that something is still not right Afra is currently blind and Nuri has developed a habit of waking up in strange places They re also waiting to hear if they will be granted asylum Before war broke out in Aleppo, they had a comfortable life Nuri enjoyed his job working as a beekeeper with his...

  6. says:

    The Beekeeper of Aleppo is astonishing, mesmerising, absorbing, overwhelming, heartbreaking, moving, poignant, exceptional Christy Lefteri has produced a quite incredible work of fiction that extends beyond television news and what is printed in the papers giving a voice to the men, women and children living amongst the Syrian conflict humanising the suffering, misery and despair of refugees through excellent storytelling and characterisation and opening our eyes to the dark reality of war o The Beekeeper of Aleppo is astonishing, mesmerising, absorbing, overwhelming, heartbreaking, moving, poignant, exceptional Christy Lefteri has produced a quite incredible work of fiction that extends beyond television news and what is printed in the papers giving a voice to the men, women and children living amongst the Syrian conflict humanising the suffering, misery and despair of refugees through excellent storytelling and characterisation and opening our eyes to the dark reality of war on a much deeper level The novel, influenced by the author s volunteer work in an Athens refugee centre and the stories of these families, centres around a beekeeper a...

  7. says:

    Without spoiling the book s slow building story, The Beekeeper of Aleppo is a beautifully tragic adventure of one family s escape from Aleppo in 2015 during the height of the Syrian Civil War As the Civil War continues, much of Syria s civilian population is fleeing the country due to humanitarian violations In The Beekeeper of Aleppo , we meet Nuri and Afra a married couple living in Aleppo with their extended family beekeepers and developers of honey based products They are enjoying a re Without spoiling the book s slow building story, The Beekeeper of Aleppo is a beautifully tragic adventure of one family s escape from Aleppo in 2015 during the height of the Syrian Civil War As the Civil War continues, much of Syria s civilian population is fleeing the country due to humanitarian violations In The Beekeeper of Aleppo , we meet Nuri and Afra a married couple living in Aleppo with their extended family beekeepers and developers of honey based products They are enjoying a relatively normal life in Aleppo, until the War began After a few devastating consequences imposed on the family during the initial proceedings of battle I will not spoil them for y...

  8. says:

    Review to follow nearer publication day.

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