We Are All Equally Far from Love

Author(s): Adania Shibli
Original Publish Date: Nov 07, 2012
Product Number: EB00650975
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781623710149
Publisher: Clockroot Books
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A new award-winning novel from the acclaimed author of Touch A young woman, asked at work to write a letter to an older man, does as she is told. So begins an enigmatic but passionate love affair conducted entirely in letters. A love affair? Maybe. Until his letters stop coming. Or...?aybe the letters do not reach their intended recipient? Only the teenage Afaf, who works at the local post office, would know. Her favorite duty is to open the mail and inform her collaborator father of the contents-until she finds a mysterious set of love letters, apparently returned to their sender. In the hands of Adania Shibli, the discovery of these letters makes for a wrenching meditation on lives lived ensnared within the dictates of others.