Debut novel engages plight of Kurdish women — Dennis L. Taylor Journalism

In her debut novel, “Daughters of Smoke and Fire,” local author Ava Homa’s Kurdish characters are brutalized by misogyny so cruel they resort to setting themselves ablaze to escape despair so palpable it can be choking. But the story is also about the power of the human spirit in the face of such extreme adversity. […]

via Debut novel engages plight of Kurdish women — Dennis L. Taylor Journalism

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