Chris Aslan

Alabaster

Large Print 30pt, DAISY, Large Print 25pt, Large Print 20pt, Large Print 17pt, Braille
  • Publisher: Lion Hudson Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781782642282

Maryam is stuck in an abusive marriage. Her father was given a jar of priceless perfume by a leper but contracting leprosy he was exiled by his village. The jar that was meant to bring freedom. However with a new doctor; perhaps hope is on the horizon….

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Maryam is stuck in an abusive marriage, living with her in-laws, in a conservative, toxically religious Middle Eastern setting. A few years back, her father was given a jar of priceless perfume by a dying leper and it seemed as if their fortunes would improve, but then Maryam’s father contracted leprosy and was exiled by the village. Maryam and her brother, Eleazar, and sister, Marta, experience the shame and ostracism this brings. The precious jar that was meant to bring them freedom, but it only seems to have brought destruction. But rumours abound concerning a new doctor; perhaps hope is on the horizon…

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