Written on: January 31, 2020
The Beekeeper of Aleppo by: Christy Lefteri
Are you looking for a novel that draws you in and lets you experience another world beyond your own?
You might enjoy this new book by the child of Cypriot refugees who relocated to London.
She tells the story of a beekeeper and his wife in the Syrian city of Aleppo who have a simple life until their lives are shattered by war. They face unthinkable hardships as they search for a place where they can sustain themselves and live at peace.
I found that this novel deepened my awareness of what it is like to leave behind all that is familiar and search for a place of safety and peace.
Submitted by: Sr. Donna M. Lord, GNSH