Thursday, 5 February 2015

!!Giveaway!! The Pearl that Broke its Shell by Nadia Hashimi

Today I am delighted to be working with Harper360 to bring you the chance to win one of 3 copies of Nadia Hashimi's new novel The Pearl that Broke its Shell which has over 300 5* reviews on Amazon

The giveaway will start today and all you have to do is follow my on twitter @erinschoicee to be in with a chance to win. You will have a week to enter, right up to PB publication day on the 12th of February!

The bit on the back…

Afghan-American Nadia Hashimi's literary debut novel is a searing tale of powerlessness, fate, and the freedom to control one's own fate that combines the cultural flavor and emotional resonance of the works of Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Lisa See.

In Kabul, 2007, with a drug-addicted father and no brothers, Rahima and her sisters can only sporadically attend school, and can rarely leave the house. Their only hope lies in the ancient custom of bacha posh, which allows young Rahima to dress and be treated as a boy until she is of marriageable age. As a son, she can attend school, go to the market, and chaperone her older sisters.

But Rahima is not the first in her family to adopt this unusual custom. A century earlier, her great-great grandmother, Shekiba, left orphaned by an epidemic, saved herself and built a new life the same way.

Crisscrossing in time, The Pearl the Broke Its Shell interweaves the tales of these two women separated by a century who share similar destinies. But what will happen once Rahima is of marriageable age? Will Shekiba always live as a man? And if Rahima cannot adapt to life as a bride, how will she survive?


  1. Such a wonderful giveaway :). I've entered as I have a UK address. Thanks for the chance.

  2. I've entered, this sounds SO good! Thanks for the chance to win, beautiful girl! xxx


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