Naqvi makes her debut

“Winner of the 2021 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award, Zehra Naqvi (left), is set to release her debut collection of poems and prose inspired by personal memory, family history and Quaranic traditions.FULL STORY


Christopher Thompson

January 04th, 2024

Following a Palestinian refugee family, Christopher Thompson’s debut novel, The Struggle Continues: An arduous journey of hope (FriesenPress $35.99) unfolds a gripping narrative, spanning a decade of violence and conflict in 1970s Lebanon. The story delves into the lives of Ali and Salim, two young men driven by the determination to protect their families. As the Middle East faces upheaval and the UN engages in contentious debates, the novel explores the impact of conflict on Ali’s reluctant involvement and Salim’s diplomatic efforts to highlight the plight of displaced refugees. The compelling plot and dynamic characters immerse readers in the heart of the Lebanese-Palestinian struggle, emphasizing the personal cost of war. 9781039157620

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