The Stray Cats of Homs, Eva Nour (Doubleday)

Partly fiction, but mostly not,  the story charts Sami’s life a young man growing up – or trying to – in modern day Syria. The protagonist Sami is a child when the story starts, a loved child of a good family. ‘On the surface, nothing was wrong or lacking. There were hospitals, schools, holiday resorts, […]