Death Is Hard Work

Khaled Khalifa

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FABER & FABER
6 February 2020
ISBN: 9780571346059
Paperback

From the publisher

A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR WINNER OF THE SAIF GHOBASH BANIPAL PRIZE A FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS IN TRANSLATED LITERATURE A FINALIST FOR THE PREMIO GREGOR VON REZZORI AWARD Death Is Hard Work is a tale of three people embarking on an absurd quest - an unforgettable journey into a contemporary heart of darkness. At a hospital in Damascus, Syria, Abdel Latif's final wish is to be buried in the family plot near Aleppo - just a two-hour drive away. Bolbol, his youngest son, persuades his estranged brother and sister to accompany him and their father's body to the ancestral village. But Syria is a war zone, and the trials that confront the family on their journey will have enormous consequences for them all.