Shortlisted for the Jewish Quarterly-Wingate Prize 2016A finalist for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2015It's April 1948, and war hangs over Jaffa. One minute seven-year-old Salim is dreaming of taking his first harvest from the family's orange tree; the next he is swept away into a life of exile and rage.
Seeking a new beginning in swinging-'60s London, Salim falls in love with Jude.
The only problem? Jude is Jewish. A captivating story about love and loss, Ishmael's Oranges follows the story of two families spanning the crossroad events of modern times, and of the legacy of hatred their children inherit.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Oneworld Publications
- Publication Date: 05/02/2015
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781780746098