Claire Hajaj

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Biography

Claire Hajaj has spent her life building bridges between two worlds, sharing both Palestinian and Jewish heritage. Her childhood was split between the deserts of the Middle East and the gardens of rural England. She has lived on four continents and worked for the United Nations in war zones from Burma to Baghdad. A former journalist for the BBC World Service, Claire’s writing has also appeared in Time Out London and the

An accessible and beautifully rendered work that makes the tragedy of the Middle East real; highly recommended.


Library Journal, June 2014 on Ishmael's Oranges

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Richly, hauntingly written… immeasurably beautiful… Hajaj’s story… shines the light of empathy

Independent
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Beautiful... Wonderfully written... a great read.

Jule Delahaye
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