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Deborah Rodriguez's bestselling novel about a little cafe in Kabul, and the five extraordinary women who meet there ...

Deborah Rodriguez's bestselling novel about a little cafe in Kabul, and the five extraordinary women who meet there ...

In a little coffee shop in one of the most dangerous places on earth, five very different women come together.

Sunny, the proud proprietor, who needs an ingenious plan - and fast - to keep her café and customers safe...

Yazmina, a young pregnant woman stolen from her remote village and now abandoned on Kabul's violent streets ...

Candace, a wealthy American who has finally left her husband for her Afghan lover, the enigmatic Wakil ...

Isabel, a determined journalist with a secret that might keep her from the biggest story of her life...

And Halajan, the sixty-year-old den mother, whose long-hidden love affair breaks all the rules.

As these five discover there's more to one another than meets the eye, they form a unique bond that will for ever change their lives and the lives of many others.

Reviews

A heart-warming tale... that's utterly irresistible.

Madison

A perfect summer read.

Sunday Herald Sun

Rodriguez's first work of fiction hums along with humour and understanding.

Australian Women's Weekly

The story of these women's friendship is immensely rewarding and one that tells of a place and time where love can still change everything.

Courier Mail

A brilliant story of strength and appreciation of difference that, surprisingly, restores belief in humanity.

Daily Telegraph

Funny, informative and with a serious message about tolerance, you'll want to share it with your girls

Cleo

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781742753904

    December 1, 2011

    Bantam Australia

    336 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

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    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781742750026

    February 1, 2011

    RHA eBooks Adult

    320 pages

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    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
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    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Deborah Rodriguez

Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul
The Zanzibar Wife
The House on Carnaval Street

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