Johanna Braithwaite the english bookseller of Orell Füssli Basel recommends:
Aeham Ahmad: "The Pianist Of Yarmouk" CHF 18.90
In this heartbreaking memoir Aeham Ahmad tells his story of surviving in war-torn Syria and how his playing the piano gave hope to his neighburs and fellow citizens. He would play his instrument amidst the rubble and debris of Yarmouk until he finally had to flee and leave his family behind. Now he is a concert pianist all over Europe.
It is this the story of triumph of love and of hope, of the incredible bonds of family, as well as the healing power of music in even the darkest of places.
Thanks to our partnership with Orell Füssli, who are celebrating their 500th anniversary this year, we can recommend you a new book every month.
Lucinda Riley: „The Royal Secret“ CHF 19.90
A young journalist is assigned to write about the funeral of legendary actor Sir James Harrison, when she unwittingly stumbles across a deadly guarded mystery within the British Monarchy...
Written but discarded originally twenty years ago, bestselling author Lucinda Riley has now decided to publish this thrilling page-turner about a fictious Royal Family and their lethal secrets just in time for your summer reading list.
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