The International Number One Bestseller, for readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Kite Runner
Brought up in London, Christy Lefteri is the child of Cypriot refugees. She is a lecturer in creative writing at Brunel University. The Beekeeper of Aleppo was born out of her time working as a volunteer at a Unicef supported refugee centre in Athens.
This book dips below the deafening headlines, and tells a true
story with subtlety and power * Esther Freud *
This compelling tale had me gripped with its compassion, its sensual style and its onward and lively urge for resolution * Daljit Nagra *
Christy Lefteri has crafted a beautiful novel, intelligent, thoughtful; and relevant. I'm recommending this book to everyone I care about. So I'm recommending this book to you * Benjamin Zephaniah *
Vivid, haunting prose * Daily Mail *
A read that champions the resilient human spirit. * Fabulous, Sunday Mirror *