Burning with the fires of hope and possibility, As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow will sweep you up and never let you go.
This brand new paperback edition contains exclusive bonus short story Joy.
Set in the world of Lemon Trees, it features never-before-seen moments between Salama and Kenan.
A year ago, before the revolution, Salama watched her brother marry her best friend, Layla, and wondered when her own love story might begin.
Now she works at the hospital – helping those she can, closing the eyes of those she can’t.
Layla and her unborn baby are all Salama has left.
Unless you count Khawf.
But he’s a hallucination; a symptom of the horrors she’s seen.
Every day he urges Salama to leave.
Every day she refuses.
Until she crosses paths with Kenan, the boy with the vivid green eyes, who wants to stay and risk his life for everything Syria could be…
‘This is an important book. Everyone should read it’ – Elizabeth Laird
‘Wrenching and lyrical’ – Samira Ahmed
‘Hauntingly beautiful…a must read’ – Huda Fahmy