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When the Moon Is Low

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  • Title: When the Moon Is Low
  • Author: Nadia Hashimi
  • ISBN: 9780062369628
  • Page: 409
  • Format: ebook

[PDF] Download ä When the Moon Is Low : by Nadia Hashimi, When the Moon Is Low, Nadia Hashimi, When the Moon Is Low By turns astonishing frightening and triumphant When the Moon Is Low chronicles one brave Afghan woman s odyssey to save her familyIn Kabul we meet Fereiba a schoolteacher who puts her troubled childhood behind her when she finds love in an arranged marriage But Fereiba s comfortable life implodes when the Taliban rises to power and her family becomes a target of theBy tu [PDF] Download ä When the Moon Is Low : by Nadia Hashimi - When the Moon Is Low, When the Moon Is Low By turns astonishing frightening and triumphant When the Moon Is Low chronicles one brave Afghan woman s odyssey to save her familyIn Kabul we meet Fereiba a schoolteacher who puts her troubled c

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  1. Enlightening and Incredibly Hard to Put DownWhat is this book about Fereiba is an Afghani woman whose husband was killed in a brutal act of violence by the Taliban Fearing for the safety of her children, she makes a desperate trek to England where the rest of her family has successfully found asylum Fereiba s family will meet many challenges along the way will they make it to England Saleem, Fereiba s son, feels the need to become the man of the family and protect his mother and siblings from im [...]


  2. Afghanistan is a land of widows and widowers, orphans and the missing Missing a right leg, a left hand, a child, or a mother Everyone was missing something, as if a black hole had opened in the center of the country, sucking in bits and pieces of everyone into its hard belly Somewhere under our khaki earth is everything we ve ever lost Fereiba WaziriIndiebound put Hashimi on my radar, and while I knew that her books were about the Middle East, I didn t really know much about them I started readi [...]


  3. Onvan When the Moon is Low Nevisande Nadia Hashimi ISBN 62369571 ISBN13 9780062369574 Dar 384 Safhe Saal e Chap 2015


  4. Another heart wrenching novel from Hashimi I ve not read a book that has explored so closely the flight of individuals from war torn countries Really startling how emotionally and physically difficult this is for them to do first, they have to leave their beloved homes behind then they have to endure disdain from the countries they are fleeing to Very, very sad yet another harrowing example of the strength of the human spirit I didn t feel as connected to these characters as in The Pearl That Br [...]


  5. Nadia Hashimi is a very gifted writer I loved her first novel, The Pearl That Broke It s Shell.This is a story of a brave young mother, who flees her home in Afganistan with her 3 children after her husband is killed The story is told from her point of view, and her son, Saleem s As I sit comfortably in my safe, American home, my heart breaks for Mothers in the world who want better lives and oppurtunities for their children, and are willing to do anything for the chance That road is unbelievabl [...]


  6. There is so much that I wanted to say about this book but I will try to stay on point and be brief Sort of.This is the first I ve read of Nadia Hashimi and I found it to be simply but elegantly written In certain places the emotion leaps right off the page and manages to pack a bigger a punch with fewer words Descriptions of countries and living conditions are succinct and clear I find this to be a engaging style for me than something with long, flowery prose or extensive descriptions of the l [...]


  7. Truly a 4.5 stars What a current relevant story this is There are so many opinions on anything to do with refugees immigrants illlegal or not , whether it is here in the US closing our borders or in many other foreign countries where people are fleeing for many reasons war, poverty, religious freedom, etc.This story starts with a young Afghan girl, named Ferebia We follow her life as a young girl teenager into her married life She her husband are educated, professional people but times have chan [...]


  8. AhhI was so very enjoying reading this book and was ready for a five star rating.until the end I am a person that needs beginnings and endings to my stories I don t want to create my own version of an ending and I don t like sequels I feel like I am left blindfolded at the edge of a cliff.


  9. ok, this book is very solidly written.The emotions, however, were flat I wasn t moved or touched I felt that a distance remained for me as a reader and I didn t want that remoteness.The book had too many tropes The mean stepmother and the evil Taliban figured prominently But thank goodness for the kindly neighbors and the few compassionate figures along the way They included the kind man and his wife who took in the lodgers, the caring, pretty aid worker, the cocky Afghani male compatriots, etc. [...]


  10. This is once again a soulfoul book The first part of the book in Afghanistan read like The Pearl That Broke Its Shell the debut novel of this author Absolutely brilliant Pearl was one of the best books I have ever read When I started out with this book I got hyper excited again The quality of writing was just phenominal When the Moon is Low lost me around two thirds into the book The magic was lost Too much emotional extortion, a weak predictable plot and a change to a cramped memoir of a journe [...]


  11. Two sad, moving books back to back for me was almost too much.The subject of immigrants is such a hot bed right now here in our country I think this book really gives you a glimpse of what life can be like for some And they were just trying to get out and stay alive So much in this book touched my heart.Ferebia when thru so much from her birth to the point she flees with her children Saleem had to grow up so quickly and deal with things no child should have to deal with.A great book


  12. I give this three weak and and flimsy stars It could easily have been two.Typically, my privilege and I love stories about people who endure immense suffering and come out better in the end I know why I like these tales, I know it makes me a horrible person but also a normal person I m sure not loving this book also makes me a horrible person but, in this case, not a normal person.I ve shelved this story under YA because it pulls its punches, like it s made for the delicate sensibilities of frag [...]


  13. Review also found at kristineandterri 2 I received an advanced copy of this book from the publisher William Morrow via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review The expected publication date is July 21st 2015 I was pretty excited for this read I had read Hashimi s previous novel The Pearl That Broke it s Shell review here and loved it so my expectations were set high for this book I can say I was not disappointed I won t re hash the story as I feel the book synopsis does a good job describing t [...]


  14. This book has a really high rating on so I think a couple things factor into my rating.1 I could be full of shit2 I may be in a really bad reading slump3 This is not a good book to split up and put down for days and sometimes months at a time.Still that endingally


  15. Again Nadia Hashimi drew me into the life of her characters portrayed in When The Moon is Low Alternating chapters of Mother and Son give perspective and interpretation of the events surrounding the harsh journey they embark on to flee Afghanistan Enjoyed every chapter


  16. 20 20Un immense coup de coeur pour ce roman qui nous fait prendre conscience du quotidien des exil s qui quittent tout ce qu ils ont et connaissent pour esp rer une vie meilleure Il est d chirant d assister leur combat permanent pour la libert face des fronti res qui se referment et des pays qui les rejettent Un livre qui change notre perception des choses et qui nous marque jamais.Ma chronique myprettybooks.wordpress 2


  17. I liked this The plight of refugees has been highlighted in the last few decades by many countries, volunteers, and charitable organizations We have a fair amount in the area where I live, so I felt that this story was definitely current I liked the characters in this A family was caught in a sad little story trying to escape Kabul after the death of the husband by the government I liked too, that even though there was a lot of tragedy here, it didn t feel like a tragedy parade There were glimps [...]


  18. This was a timely read for me There are so many articles, opinions, thoughts, and social media propaganda discussing the refugee crisis that this book, though fictional, was a timely reminder that each refugee has a story I don t know the details for what brings each person to the shores of a foreign nation seeking asylum, it could be tragic, motivated by religion, or simply seeking a better life than what could be attained in a native land My opinions are not changed and this is not a political [...]


  19. Refugees entering Greece has been a regular feature of the nightly news recently Reading this book will give you an in depth look at their difficult journeys and why they are willing to risk their lives to flee their native lands This novel follows one family as they escape Afghanistan while the Taliban is in power and seek asylum in England This powerful and insightful book will give you a new appreciation of the refugees plight and struggle.


  20. , Nadia Hashimi , , , , , , , , , , , , Ferreiba, , Saleem , , , , Nadia Hashimi , , 5, 4 , Acknoweldgements This story was inspired by the masses of people all over the world in search of a place to call home It is a fictional story, meant only to represent the dilemma of the displaced in a small way There are many out there documenting true human experiences, and I am grateful for the critical work they do What do I wish for Since I m one part dreamer and two parts realist, I wish f [...]


  21. 3.5 stars This book would have rated much higher if I enjoyed the first third , but unfortunately Fereiba s coming of age section read very much like another version of the Cinderella story The rest of the book than makes up for this though This is not the first book I ve read about refugees, but it s definitely the one that had the biggest impact The author does an amazing job showing the desperation of this situation Not only do we get to see how it impacts the life of a mother, and her young [...]


  22. The fact that the story has been split in two absurdly different parts doesn t really help Let aside the missing explanations Read at your own risk.


  23. Kiedy ksi yc jest nisko to opowie o odwadze i o ludzkiej tragedii O rodzinnym koszmarze i matczynej rozpaczy O strachu, kt ry motywuje i nap dza gniew O podr y do nowej ziemi i nadziei na lepsze ycie O niepewno ci jutra i utracie godno ci To historia, kt ra dzisiaj ma jeszcze wi cej wsp lnego z rzeczywisto ci , ni mia a w chwili oryginalnego wydania Nadia Hashimi snuje opowie , kt ra mog a wydarzy si naprawd , kt re pewnie powtarza si w a nie teraz, gdzie na europejskich granicach, w trakcie lek [...]


  24. Heart rending narratives by a mother, Fereiba, and of her 15 year old son, Saleem, the family escaping the Taliban The father, Mahmood, had delayed their leaving Afghanistan later we find out why After he has been taken away and killed, Fereiba, and her three children decide to flee with false papers The novel recounts their journey to freedom in England and her stepsister Fereiba s narration read like a memoir, which I at first thought it was, until the first section concerning the lonely trek [...]


  25. When the world as she knows it falls apart, young Afghani mother Fereiba finds herself widowed, her children fatherless and the very real possibility of her entire family being in danger from the Taliban She knows that she has to do whatever she can to keep her family safe, and sets out to leave their Afghanistan home and travel to England where her sister is It is a difficult journey and the small family meet tragedy and heartache all along the way.I found When The Moon Is Low to be a fascinati [...]


  26. If I could give this book to every person who has hateful internet posts regarding refugees, perhaps their hearts might start to feel I felt sucked into this story from the very beginning great characters,lots of obstacles, but hope was still at the heart of the novel.



  27. Fereiba is a school teacher, mother of two and married to a man she loves Despite a difficult childhood, Fereiba is finally happy When the Taliban rise to power, however, her world comes to an abrupt halt She can no longer teach as rules are imposed each day Matters only worsen when her husband is taken from their lives and she has to flee Afghanistan with her children Facing a long and dangerous journey, Fereiba must rely on the kindness of strangers and her instincts to save her family.This i [...]


  28. I was so impressed with Nadia Hashimi s first book, The Pearl that Broke Its Shell, that I recommended it to my book club and just about every friend I know who reads This book, When the Moon is Low, will be another that gets recommended and likely read by my book club as well Hashimi is Afghan American and writes about Afghanistan during different time periods, from Afghanistan s heyday, to rise of the Taliban, and into modern times She writes beautifully, poetically, but the best thing about h [...]


  29. This book was about a family forced to flee their war torn country The danger both physical and emotional definitely took it toll I did feel that it was like two stories The first one being the life of a girl growing up in Afghanistan It was very interesting from a historical perspective, but also a slow meandering story The second part was about this girl all grown up with a family of her own and their efforts to flee to a safer home There was a connection later in the book that brought the par [...]


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