Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin
siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is fnally
studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But
she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London – or their brother, Parvaiz, who's
disappeared in pursuit of his own dream: to prove himself to the dark legacy of the jihadist
father he never knew.
Then Eamonn enters the sisters' lives. Handsome and privileged, he inhabits a London worlds
away from theirs. As the son of a powerful British Muslim politician, Eamonn has his own birthright to live up to – or defy. Is he to be a chance at love? The means of Parvaiz's salvation? Two
families' fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined in this searing novel that asks: what sacrfices will we make in the name of love?
A contemporary reimagining of Sophocles' Antigone, Home Fire is an urgent, fercely compelling story of loyalties torn apart when love and politics collide – confrming Kamila Shamsie as
a master storyteller of our times.
|Number of Pages:||272 Pages|