By Asne Seierstad
One morning in October 2013, nineteen-year-old Ayan Juma and her sixteen-year-old sister Leila left their kinfolk domestic in Oslo. Later that day they despatched an e-mail to their mom and dad. 'Peace, God's mercy and advantages upon you, mom and dad ... Please don't be pass with us...'
Leila and Ayan had made up our minds to shuttle to Syria, 'and support out down there as top we can'. that they had been making plans for months. by the point their determined father Sadiq tracks them to Turkey, they've got already crossed the border. yet Sadiq is set to discover them.
What follows is the gripping, heartbreaking tale of a relations ripped aside. whereas Sadiq hazards his personal lifestyles to deliver his daughters again, at domestic his spouse Sara starts off to question their lifestyles in Norway. How may her little ones were radicalised with no her wisdom? How can she safeguard her more youthful sons from an analogous destiny?
Åsne Seierstad - with the whole help of the Juma relations - the tale from the start, via its many dramatic twists and turns. it is a story that crosses from Sadiq and Sara's unique domestic in Somalia, to their council property in Oslo, to Turkey and to Syria - the place teenage sisters needs to face the surprising outcomes in their decision.
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