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A Word for Love, by Emily Robbins

A Word for Love - Emily  Robbins

When Bea opens a package from an old acquaintance—full of letters and poems—it sends her back to the months she spent in an unnamed city in an unnamed country (probably Damascus, Syria), learning Arabic and getting tangled up in the lives of her host family and their maid. A Word for Love, by Emily Robbins, is a poetic exploration of love, loss, language, betrayal, and tragedy as seen through the eyes of an American student who abruptly realizes that the consequences of mistakes are much more serious outside of the United States...

 

Read the rest of my review at A Bookish Type. I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley for review consideration.