Summer Without a Dawn, A
A Novel

(ISBN: 978-1-56656-802-9)
Interlink (Publisher)
2010 Northampton
545 pages
Size: 6 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Language(s): English, Eastern Armenian, Western Armenian

Engrossing and powerfully told, this international bestselling novel is set against the Armenian massacres that occurred in the Ottoman Empire and during the First World War In the summer of 1915, days after the government orders the deportation of the Armenians, journalist Vartan Balian, an Armenian, is imprisoned by politicians hoping to silence him. Soon, after a daring escape, he embarks on an odyssey across the vast empire in desperate search of his wife, Maro, and their young son Tomas, whose own stories we gradually learn. In the ensuing years the Balians will each confront the calamities of war as well as the secrets of the human heart. A Summer without Dawn is a compelling story about a family swept up in one of history’s darkest moments, and a moving portrait of a people’s unbreakable will to survive.

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