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The Pear Field

by Nana Ekvtimishvili

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Published 27th October 2020
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Description

In post-soviet Georgia, on the outskirts of Tbilisi, on the corner of Kerch St., is an orphanage. Its teachers offer pupils lessons in violence, abuse and neglect. Lela is old enough to leave but has nowhere else to go. She stays and plans for the children’s escape, for the future she hopes to give to Irakli, a young boy in the home. When an American couple visits, offering the prospect of a new life, Lela decides she must do everything she can to give Irakli this chance.

Details

The Pear Field
by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Elizabeth Heighway

ISBN
9781908670601

Publisher
Peirene Press Ltd

Binding
Paperback

Publication date
Oct. 27, 2020