Readers fell in love with The Pearl That Broke Its Shell and When the Moon is Low, and now Nadia Hashimi is back with a new novel, A House Without Windows, on sale August 16th.
A House Without Windows is an unforgettable story of an unlikely sisterhood and a powerful and haunting tale of friendship that illuminates the plight of women in a traditional culture. Zeba’s quiet life is shattered when her husband, Kamal, is found brutally murdered with a hatchet in the courtyard of their home. Nearly catatonic with shock, Zeba is unable to account for her whereabouts at the time of his death, and barely escaping a vengeful mob she’s arrested and jailed. Awaiting trial, she meets a group of women whose own misfortunes have also led them to these bleak cells. For these women, the prison is both a haven and a punishment. Removed from the harsh and unforgiving world outside, they form a lively and indelible sisterhood.