This delightful novel from the internationally bestselling author of POMEGRANATE SOUP follows the heartwarming adventures of three Iranian sisters in a tiny Irish village. the beautiful Iranian sisters-Marjan, Bahar, and Layla Aminpour have charmed the locals of Ballinacroagh with their warm hearts and the delectable Persian cuisine of their beguiling Babylon Cafe, bringing a saffron-scented spice into the once-sleepy Irish town. When a young woman with a dark secret literally washes up on Clew Bay Beach, the sisters' world is turned upside down once again. With pale skin and webbed hands, the girl is otherworldly, but her wounds tell a more earthly (and graver) story. Each sister must also contend with her own transformation - Marjan tests her feelings for love, Bahar takes on a new spiritual commitment, and Layla matures into a young woman when she and her boyfriend, Malachy, step up their relationship. Filled with mouthwatering recipes and enchanting details of life in Ireland, ROSEWAtER AND SODA BREAD is infused with a lyrical warmth that radiates from the Aminpour family to the whole of Ballinacroagh - and the world beyond. 'effortlessly combines Persian and Irish culture' - Herald Sun
About the Author
Born in Tehran, Iran, Marsha Mehran escaped the Revolution with her family. She has since lived in such diverse places as Buenos Aires, The United States, Australia and Ireland. Her first novel, Pomegranate Soup was an international bestseller. She lives in New York, where she is busy spinning more tales.