Amilah by Halima Hagi-Mohamed

By Halima Hagi-Mohamed

In Arabic, the note “Amilah” interprets into the act of being hopeful. In darkish instances, we discover ease in giving up, and giving into our personal gloom and melancholy. Even via those darkish instances, we discover glimmers of wish. those glimmers are what encouraged Halima to jot down Amilah.

“Amilah” is a ebook of fictional brief tales that explores tricky occasions within the lives of assorted Somali americans. From a tender girl scuffling with the unfavorable stigma of getting melancholy in her relatives, to a tender guy confronted with the echoes of an unpleasant earlier. In Amilah, characters are confronted with both succumbing to defeat or looking wish. “Amilah” is a glance into how wish can play a huge position within the lives of the dejected and ever despairing.

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