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Act of Grace, Krien,  Anna
Act of Grace
Anna Krien

Paperback $32.99 - Black Inc
Fiction - Published: 1/Oct/2019 - ISBN: 9781863959551

Iraqi aspiring pianist Nasim falls from favour with Saddam Hussein and his psychopathic son, triggering a perilous search for safety. In Australia, decades later, Gerry is in fear of his tyrannical father, Toohey, who has returned from the Iraq War bearing the physical and psychological scars of conflict. Meanwhile, Robbie is dealing with her own father's dementia when the past enters the present. Crossing the frontiers of war, protest and reconciliation, Krien intertwines these stories in a brilliant narrative of guilt and reckoning, trauma and survival.

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