Salt Houses Summary
Hala Alyan

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Salt Houses Overview

Salt Houses is a novel by Hala Alyam which follows the lives and movements of an Arab family originally from Palestine. Faced with the ‘Six-day war’ and various other political conflicts, each member of the family traverses life, and their relationships with each other, bringing new lives into the world along the way. They try to uncover the secrets of the past and hold together through all the trauma brought upon them. Salt Houses explores the themes of family, politics, love, and resilience.

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