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As the First World War shatters families, destroys friendships and kills lovers, a young Palestinian dreamer sets out to find himself. This opening passage from Isabella Hammad's The Parisian sees Midhat Kamal setting out into the world as a conflict, unlike any seen before, looms.
Isabella Hammad was born in London. She won the 2018 Plimpton Prize for Fiction and a 2019 O. Henry Prize , and is a 2019 National Book Award "5 under 35" Honoree. The Parisian is her first novel.