The Saffron Kitchen

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Product Details
Price
$22.00
Publisher
Penguin Publishing Group
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.4 X 7.74 X 0.57 inches | 0.41 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780143112747

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About the Author
Yasmin Crowther is an Iranian-English sustainability consultant and author. She provides counsel to high-profile clients--Microsoft, Shell, and BP, to name a few--on corporate responsibility, sustainable development, and brand strategy. The Saffron Kitchen is her debut novel.
Reviews
"Beautiful . . . A heartfelt story about unbreakable family bonds."
-Entertainment Weekly

"A wonderfully intricate debut novel . . . exploring the potency of heritage and the pain of exile."
-Publishers Weekly, starred review

"The Saffron Kitchen has a dreamlike quality that gradually draws in and washes over a reader."
-USA Today

"A fine novel of cultural and generational tension."
-Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

"A moving look at the plight of the immigrant torn between two homes."
-The Christian Science Monitor

"With richly descriptive language evoking the riotous streets of Iran to the comfortable London suburbs, Crowther's well-crafted narrative will keep readers eagerly turning the pages of this poetic debut about mothers and daughters."
-PAGES

"Crowther's debut is spellbinding, and her cross-cultural perception and empathy are illuminating and affecting."
-Booklist

"An unusual and satisfying read."
-The Guardian, London

"A book about edges . . . where unconscious drives become seemingly rational decisions; and where different cultural values confront each other . . . Crowther [is] a novelist of exceptional honesty and grace."
-The Sunday Telegraph, London