The Secret Sky by Atia Abawi
Fatima is a Hazara girl. She was raised to be obedient, to be dutiful, and to honour the traditions of her family, her village, and her religion. Samiullah is a Pashtun boy. He was raised to be a landowner, to increase his family’s power, and to defend the traditions of his tribe, his village, and his religion.
They were not meant to fall in love.
But they do.
Trigger & Content Warnings:
- Racism, slut-shaming and terrorism
- Forced and arranged marriages
- Child abuse and physical abuse
- Physical injuries and graphic burns
- Poverty themes