Close
(0) items
You have no items in your shopping cart.
Browse
    Filters
    Preferences
    Search

    The Pear Field

    £12.00
    Lela knows two things to be absolutely true: i. The history teacher has to die. ii. Across the pear field lies freedom.
    ISBN: 9781908670601
    AuthorNana Ekvtimishvili
    Pub Date27/10/2020
    BindingPaperback
    Availability: Available to Order

    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.

    *
    *
    *

    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.