Local author Qais Ghanem will be here on Thursday, April 3 from 5:00-7:00pm to launch his new novel Forbidden Love in the Land of Sheba – a story of conflict, crime and corruption.
From the jacket:
“Fifteen-year-old Hana has a crush on twenty-year-old cousin, Farook. But he leaves Yemen to study medicine in Scotland. Her parents force her to marry another cousin, twice her age, a selfish, abusive criminal involved in arms’ sales and gang rapes. Ten years later, Hana’s life changes dramatically when Farook opens a clinic next door.”
Qais will also be available to sign copies of his previous novels – Final Flight from Sanaa and Two Boys from Aden College – as well as his non-fiction works – From Left to Right and My Arab Spring, My Canada.
We hope to see you all here on Thursday!
Snacks and refreshments will be served.