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A Shield of Coolest Air - Marion Molteno

Shola, 1992, Paperback.
Condition: Very Good. A little toning to the edges of the leaves otherwise a very well presented copy.

First in this, paperback, edition. From the cover: “Rachel, South African, her husband arrested, alone in London with her three children…

Anab and Haleemo, refugees from civil war in Somalia, cut off from their past, anxious about the future, battling their way through an anonymous and hostile bureaucracy…

Hassan, part Somali, part British, his life a precarious balance between two cultures…

This powerful novel sensitively evokes the experiences of ordinary people caught up in events not of their own making.”


Size: C Format (8½" x 5¼"). 338 pages.
£9.50