The water thief / Claire Hajaj.

By: Hajaj, Claire [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Oneworld, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 345 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9781786073945; 9781786073952Subject(s): Architects -- Fiction | Volunteers -- Fiction | Villages -- Africa -- Fiction | Droughts -- Fiction | Wells -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Africa -- FictionDDC classification: 823.92 Summary: When a heart attack kills his father, young architect Nick abandons his comfortable London life to volunteer abroad for a year - a last chance to prove himself, and atone for old sins. But in a remote village on the edge of the Sahara, dangerous currents soon engulf him: a simmering family conflict, hidden violence and fanaticism, his host's lonely wife hiding secrets of her own. Their attraction threatens both their worlds, blurring the line between right and wrong. And when a deadly drought descends it brings an irrevocable choice. With all their hopes at stake, should he take matters into his own hands? Or let fate run its course? His decision has life-changing consequences for them all.
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When a heart attack kills his father, young architect Nick abandons his comfortable London life to volunteer abroad for a year - a last chance to prove himself, and atone for old sins. But in a remote village on the edge of the Sahara, dangerous currents soon engulf him: a simmering family conflict, hidden violence and fanaticism, his host's lonely wife hiding secrets of her own. Their attraction threatens both their worlds, blurring the line between right and wrong. And when a deadly drought descends it brings an irrevocable choice. With all their hopes at stake, should he take matters into his own hands? Or let fate run its course? His decision has life-changing consequences for them all.

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