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  • Published: 27 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241989241
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $22.99
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Honour




A gripping tale of love, betrayal, and two clashing cultures, from the Booker-shortlisted author; now a Penguin Essential

'My mother died twice. I promised myself I would not let her story be forgotten'

Pembe and Adem Toprak leave Turkey for London. There they make new lives for their family. Yet the traditions and beliefs of their home come with them - carried in the blood of their children, Iskender and Esma. Trapped by past mistakes, the Toprak children find their lives torn apart and transformed by a brutal and chilling crime.

Set in Turkey and London in the 1970s, Honour explores pain and loss, loyalty and betrayal, the clash of tradition and modernity, as well as the love and heartbreak that can tear any family apart.

  • Published: 27 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241989241
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $22.99
Categories:

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Praise for Honour

A powerful book; thoughtful, provoking and compassionate

Joanne Harris, bestselling author of 'Chocolat'

Vivid storytelling... that explores the darkest aspects of faith and love

Sunday Telegraph

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Independent

Fascinating and gripping - a wonderful novel

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