The Parisian by Isabella Hammad
WINNER OF THE 2019 PALESTINE BOOK AWARD
A New York Times Notable Book of 2019
One of Vogue's Best Novels of 2019
An April IndieNext Selection
One of Lit Hub's Ultimate Best Books of 2019
One of Lit Hub's 50 Best Contemporary Novels Over 500 Pages
A masterful debut novel by Plimpton Prize winner Isabella Hammad, The Parisian illuminates a pivotal period of Palestinian history through the journey and romances of one young man, from his studies in France during World War I to his return to Palestine at the dawn of its battle for independence. Lush and immersive, and devastating in its power, The Parisian is a tour de force from a dazzling new voice in fiction.