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'A triumph... tender and gut-wrenching, honest and riveting. A book of astonishing accomplishment and bravery' Guardian

A searing, sunlit debut about the powerful bonds that make and break one Iranian-American family

Three young brothers leave Los Angeles in the dead of night for Iran, taken by their father from their mother to a country and an ancestral home they barely recognize. They return to the Valley months later, spit back into American life and changed in inexorable ways.

Under the dazzling light of the California sun, our protagonist, the youngest brother, begins to piece together a childhood shattered by his father's violence, a queer adolescence marked by a shy, secret love affair with a boy he meets on the basketball court, and his ever-changing status as a Muslim in America at the turn of the new millennium.

Lyrical and open-hearted, I WILL GREET THE SUN AGAIN is an unforgettable portrait of a family being torn apart, and a boy emerging from its ashes.

'Exquisite, heart-breaking, incredibly beautiful. The whole narrative thrums with a bright, warm longing' Caleb Azumah Nelson, award-winning, bestselling author of OPEN WATER and SMALL WORLDS

'Life-affirming... Khabushani is a talented writer' Sunday Times

'This is a novel of survival and longing and love, and in many ways a modern portrait of an artist as a young man. It is now one of my favourite books' Washington Post


'A heartbreaking debut' New York Times

I Will Greet the Sun Again: 'Exquisite, heart-breaking, incredibly beautiful' Caleb Azumah Nelson

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Hardback by Khashayar J. Khabushani
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'A triumph... tender and gut-wrenching, honest and riveting. A book of astonishing accomplishment and bravery' Guardian A searing, sunlit debut... Read more

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    Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication Date: 03/08/2023
    ISBN13: 9780241514733, 978-0241514733
    ISBN10: 0241514738
    Number of Pages: 240

    Fiction , Contemporary Fiction

    Description

    'A triumph... tender and gut-wrenching, honest and riveting. A book of astonishing accomplishment and bravery' Guardian

    A searing, sunlit debut about the powerful bonds that make and break one Iranian-American family

    Three young brothers leave Los Angeles in the dead of night for Iran, taken by their father from their mother to a country and an ancestral home they barely recognize. They return to the Valley months later, spit back into American life and changed in inexorable ways.

    Under the dazzling light of the California sun, our protagonist, the youngest brother, begins to piece together a childhood shattered by his father's violence, a queer adolescence marked by a shy, secret love affair with a boy he meets on the basketball court, and his ever-changing status as a Muslim in America at the turn of the new millennium.

    Lyrical and open-hearted, I WILL GREET THE SUN AGAIN is an unforgettable portrait of a family being torn apart, and a boy emerging from its ashes.

    'Exquisite, heart-breaking, incredibly beautiful. The whole narrative thrums with a bright, warm longing' Caleb Azumah Nelson, award-winning, bestselling author of OPEN WATER and SMALL WORLDS

    'Life-affirming... Khabushani is a talented writer' Sunday Times

    'This is a novel of survival and longing and love, and in many ways a modern portrait of an artist as a young man. It is now one of my favourite books' Washington Post


    'A heartbreaking debut' New York Times

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